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Thread: Sending email using SMTP

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    Unhappy Sending email using SMTP

    I am writing a C++ program for sending emails automatically. I downloaded sample code which uses SMTP for sending emails. But the program is not working. When we are calling gethostbyname("") I get an error:WSAHOST_NOT_FOUND.

    To send emails I had to log in a proxy server. I manually logged in the proxy server and then only I tried my program.

    Please help me.

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    Re: Sending email using SMTP

    Victor Nijegorodov

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    Re: Sending email using SMTP

    There are libraries for email with google. There will be sample code out there. It will allow you to work with the security. Your ISP may incidentally block SMTP.
    Last edited by ahoodin; January 19th, 2016 at 10:41 AM.
    To keep the plot moving, that's why.

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