.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
david stephan
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

send email from a Win2008 dedicated server

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I know how to send email from asp.net using my pc and my provider smtp server. But doing the same thing from a Win2008 dedicated server is confusing for me. I have installed the smtp server and configure for my virtual web as explained here :


But I'm confused by these two lines

serv.DeliveryMethod = SmtpDeliveryMethod.PickupDirectoryFromIis;
           serv.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SmtpServerUserName"], ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SmtpServerPassword"]);

1°) Why PickupDirectoryFromIis since in configuration localhost smtp server has been chosen and not pickup directory ?

2°) When setting up the smtp server no login / password has been asked so is the same as the computer login / password ?

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

Send Email from SQL Server Express Using a CLR Stored Procedure

One of the nice things about SQL Server is the ability to send email using T-SQL. The downside is that this functionality does not exist in SQL Server Express. In this tip I will show you how to build a basic CLR stored procedure to send email messages from SQL Server Express, although this same technique could be used for any version of SQL Server.

If you have not yet built a CLR stored procedure, please refer to this tip for what needs to be done for the initial setup.

send email using Godaddy server by gmail


 Hello ,


My site is hosted  in Godaddy server. And i am using google apps for emailing a/c for that i have changed the  MX-records and then it is working fine.

Then i finished my web site


it is working fine there .

in the site there is a  contactus link which opens


this page basically should send a mail to a particular email id .

for sending mail I am using gmail a/c . (Here is the full code)


public void SendEmail(string From,string GmailEmail, string GmailPassword, string To, string Subject, string Body,      
        FileUpload fileupload)

        System.Net.Mail.MailMessage mail = new System.Net.Mail.MailMessage();
        mail.From = new MailAddress(From, "One Ghost", System.Text.Encoding.UTF8);
        mail.Subject = Subject;
        mail.SubjectEncoding = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8;

How to send an email with information in query string


First I will say I googled (Binged to make Bill happy) for this but could not find anything, perhaps I am not stating what I need correctly;

I have a website that a customer creates orders (for a printing company) and after the order, I would like to email the customer a link to view the status of their order;

I need to send the CustomerID in the link so on the returning page if a CustomerID is detected in the querystring, I "auto login" the client and open the "Dashboard" for the order page for that customer.

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to how to send the link and how to parse the querystring to get the values from the link;

Thank you if you can point me in the right direction.

I cannot send mail using gmail smtp server


 Here is my code

Dim message As System.Net.Mail.MailMessage = New System.Net.Mail.MailMessage()
        message.To.Add("from textbox field")
        message.Subject = "Testing"
        message.From = New System.Net.Mail.MailAddress("sender email ")
        message.Body = "Just Testing"

        Dim smtp As System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient = New System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient()

        Dim client As SmtpClient = New SmtpClient()
        smtp.Credentials = New System.Net.NetworkCredential("username", "password")
        smtp.Port = 25
        smtp.Host = "smtp.gmail.com"
        smtp.EnableSsl = True
        smtp.DeliveryMethod = SmtpDeliveryMethod.Network
        lblmsg.Text = "Your Email has send"


Send email throught proxy



i want to send a mail via my mvc application hosted by cassini ,but  i access to the internet connexion throught proxy

i add this lines on my web config :

    <defaultProxy  enabled="true" >
      <proxy proxyaddress=""/>
        <network />
and in my code i have :
 MailMessage mail = new MailMessage();
             mail.From = new MailAddress("yyy@xxx.fr");
                    mail.Subject = "Test";

                    string Body = "Hi, this mail is to test sending mail" 
                    mail.Body = Body;
                    mail.IsBodyHtml = true;
                    SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient("");
                    smtp.Port = 25;

                catch (Exception ex)
                    string exep = "Send Email Failed." + ex.Message;

 i have un exception :"Unable to connect to the remote server"

Send an Email with User fields data entered in the form


Hi All,

          I have a form which have some user input fields(like textboxes,dropdownlists,textarea etc) fields and a submit button.

on click i need to send email with body contents as all the details entered by user in the form

Can anyone suggest how i should approach to this in sharepoint..

any code examples would be appreciated.


Trying to send email using Sharepoint Designer 2007 workflow and email enabled list


I have a a list that recieves email. I have few fields that shows me the originator: "E-Mail From" and "E-Mail Sender".

I am trying to create a workflow that will generate an auto reply to the originator but the SPD fails to recognize the email address in these two fields. It's either truncating part of it or uses the html ( href=mailto:Demo@DemoSomething.com) in the To field.

Thank you,


I can't send email from workflow.


I’ve got strange problem. I’ve created workflow with Visual studio 2008 which works fine. If workflow create task user gets email with alert and it works  - user gets email.   The problem is that I would like to use Workflow component: “SendEmail” for some cases. And if I enter directly into component email address for field: “TO” the message will be delivered. But if I use simple code with the same email address for field ”TO” it doesn’t work (field TO is empty now).

private void sendEmail_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e)



send the login credentials from site to another server



  i have a site which uses windows credentials to login and in the site i have link to ssrs server.

when i select the report it asks for authentication which i want to skip and send the same user

crendentials to the ssrsserver to access the report.

can anyone suggest on this..

Send HTML email with banner inside


Hi all,

I want to send html emails with one promo-banner inside. Have a look at my code... I try but with no success.


            Dim strFrom, strTo, strSubject, strBody As String
            Dim myMessage As MailMessage
            Dim mySmtpClient As SmtpClient
            strFrom = "SENDER<test@example.com>"
            strTo = Session("eemaill")
            strSubject = "HELLO THERE!"
            strBody = "HELLO THIS IS MY MSG<br />" + _
            " <script type='text/javascript'> var ai = 899; var rc = 40; var rt= 2; var rc_width = 724; var rc_height = 90; </script>" + _
            " <script type='text/javascript' src='http://assets.example.com/s/ads.js'></script><br /><br />" + _
            "<b>THANK YOU</b>"
            myMessage = New MailMessage(strFrom, strTo, strSubject, strBody)
            myMessage.IsBodyHtml = True
            mySmtpClient = New SmtpClient("mail.example.com")




Thank you

send an email use asp.net



am writing the bellow code to send email from a web page and recieve it via my hotmail email

MailMessage mailMessage = new MailMessage();
        mailMessage.From = TextBox1.Text;
        mailMessage.To = "XXXXX@hotmail.com";
        mailMessage.Subject = TextBox2.Text;
        mailMessage.BodyFormat = MailFormat.Text;
        mailMessage.Body = TextBox3.Text;
        mailMessage.Priority = MailPriority.Normal;
       SmtpMail.SmtpServer = "smtp.live.com";

but I recieve the bellow error

The server rejected the sender address. The server response was: 530 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first

How to send Viewers email alerts on approved items



I use the OOB Workflow approval to approve items in a document library. Once the items are approved I want to send out an email alert to a group of people with "read" access. The problem is that the email alerts don't fire. I even changed the alerts to fire on "All Changes", but still nothing coming through. I assume this is because of the workflow approval and perhaps that the event doesn't fire when an item gets published after approval?

But how can I get my readers to be notified of newly published (and approved) items? There must be a way of doing it?

make json call to send an email


the aspx:

<div class="contactSubmit">
                <asp:ImageButton ID="ibSubmit" runat="server" ValidationGroup="vgContact" /></div>


the jquery :

$(document).ready(function () {
            // Add the page method call as an onclick handler for the div.
            $(".contactSubmit").click(function () {
                    type: "POST",
                    url: "Home.aspx/GetDate",
                    data: "{}",
                    contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",
                    dataType: "json",
                    success: function (msg) {
                        // Replace the div's content with the page method's return.

The problem is that I need to use the text in a text box in my webmethod, and I can't because it's static, this results in a compilation error:

    public static string SendContactForm()


send email c#.net

if i have two column in datagridview, the first column is email and second one is checkbox how can i send email through outlook to the email in the datagridview and checkbox is ticked(checked) person separately (one by one) once clicking a button

Sending Email by exeucting a stored proc on SQL Server that references CLR

Hi Guys, I want to modify the data type of the @body variable in the stored procedure that sends an email. The stored procedure is as follows:   CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[spSendMail4]<br/> @recipients [nvarchar](4000),<br/> @cc [nvarchar](4000),<br/> @subject [nvarchar](4000),<br/> @from [nvarchar](4000), @body [nvarchar](4000), @attachment [nvarchar](4000)<br/> WITH EXECUTE AS CALLER<br/> AS <br/> EXTERNAL NAME [SMTPCLR].[StoredProcedure].[spSendMail]<br/> GO   I want to change the @body variable to data type: text. The reason for this, is because I am sending an HTML email whose content (characters) exceed 8000. Basically the new stored procedure should looks like below:   CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[spSendMail4] @recipients [nvarchar](4000), @cc [nvarchar](4000), @subject [nvarchar](4000), @from [nvarchar](4000), @body text, @attachment [nvarchar](4000) WITH EXECUTE AS CALLER AS EXTERNAL NAME [SMTPCLR].[StoredProcedure].[spSendMail] GO   If attempt to make this change, I get the below error:   CREATE PROCEDURE for "spSendMail" failed because T-SQL and CLR types for parameter "@body" do not match.   Understandably so, because from the article http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms131092%28SQL.100%29.aspx CLR data type (.NET Framework) is not compa

C# , Sending email through exchange server?

I've searched on this and tried several methods using System.Net.Mail but I can't get it to work. I want to send email using the Exchange server they have at work. Anyone could show me how to do this (server requires authentication)   Thanks in advance

ASP.Net Page to send email from Yahoo/Gmail Account

I want my ASP.Net onbuttonclick to send simple email from my Yahoo/Gmail account. Any document pointing to how to set this up on settings etc ? Thanks 
ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend