Office 365 is configured as the email server for an Appian Cloud site, which is failing to send emails. The following error is seen in the application server log:
javax.resource.spi.work.WorkCompletedException: com.appiancorp.process.engine.EmailSendException: Could not send email [from=<FROM_ADDRESS>, to=<TO_ADDRESS>, subject=<SUBJECT> ... Caused by: com.appiancorp.process.engine.EmailSendException: Could not send email [from=<FROM_ADDRESS>, to=<TO_ADDRESS>, subject=<SUBJECT> ... Caused by: com.sun.mail.smtp.SMTPSendFailedException: 554 5.2.0 STOREDRV.Submission.Exception:SendAsDeniedException.MapiExceptionSendAsDenied; Failed to process message due to a permanent exception with message Cannot submit message
Office 365 is blocking emails with the address specified in the from field of the above error message. Often, the site is using the Appian Cloud default system email address, admin@<CLOUD_SITE_URL>, which Office 365 is not configured to allow by default.
There are two possible actions that can resolve the issue:
This article applies to all versions on Appian Cloud.
Last Reviewed: May 2020
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