2022-05-11 - SMTP via postmark, config for bitnami ghost stack

postmark config

  • transactional stream
  • port 587
  • secure : false (not sure why)

ghost config file location

Approach A (Bitnami installations using system packages):


which is in turn a symlink to :


content to add in the config file

[existing database section here]
"mail": {
  "from": "_signature_email_",
  "transport": "SMTP",
  "options": {
    "host": "smtp.postmarkapp.com",
    "service": "postmark",
    "port": "587",
    "secure": false,
    "auth": {
      "user": "_token_",
      "pass": "_token_"

restart services

/opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart ghost
/opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache

aliased to the shortcut script:


bitnami official reference doc