You should be able to via the custom SMTP service. It shouldn't even require a plugin.
Send Email Locally
I am trying to use the plugin nodebb-plugin-emailer-local, but was not able to successfully send an email. It was not available in the Download Plugins section of the ACP, so I installed it via npm.
When I tried sending a test email, I got the following error: "connect ECONNREFUSED 127.0.0.1:25".
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
@joshua You don't actually need that plugin, since NodeBB supports sending email locally out of the box now, but you can use it if you want
In your case, it's likely you'll need to install a Mail Transport Agent, like
postfixonto your server.
Hi, maybe you can try what I did... it might help you https://community.nodebb.org/topic/8677/nodebb-plugin-emailer-local-configuration-or-usage-problems/13
Thanks, guys! I got it to work.