Error ASP mailsend: Please help.

Posted on 1998-04-22
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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
What is missing.

*************This is the error message in explorer.****************
ASP Mailer Example 2
file: aspmail2.asp

Server object error 'ASP 0177:800401f3'

Server.CreateObject Failed

/aspappegoja/aspmail2.asp, line 12

The call to Server.CreateObject failed. The requested object instance cannot be created.

**************This is the code.********************

<title>ASP Mailer Example 2</title>


<p>ASP Mailer Example 2<br>
strName = request.form("name")
strPhone = request.form("phone")
strAddress = request.form("address")
strEmail = request.form("email")
strComments = request.form("comments")

  Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject("SMTPsvg.Mailer")
  Mailer.FromName = strName
  Mailer.FromAddress = strEmail
  strMailHost = "mail.clark.net"
  Mailer.RemoteHost = strMailHost
  Mailer.AddRecipient "Webmaster", "andy@laken.com"
  Mailer.Subject = "Website Feedback"

  strBody = "Website Feedback " & now & vbCrLf & vbCrLf
  strBody = strBody & "Name: " & strName & vbCrLf
  strBody = strBody & "Phone: " & strPhone & vbCrLf
  strBody = strBody & "Address: " & strAddress & vbCrLf
  strBody = strBody & "email: " & strEmail & vbCrLf
  strBody = strBody & "Comments: " & vbCrLf & strComments & vbCrLf
  Mailer.BodyText = strBody

  if Mailer.SendMail then
    Response.Write "Thanks for filling out the feedback form!<br>"
    Response.Write "We're sorry - there was a problem sending your mail . . .<br>"
'    Response.Write Mailer.Response
  end if
Question by:andla
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Expert Comment

ID: 1853960
Make sure your NTFS permissions allow IUSR_servername (or whoever is using this object) to instiantiate it.

Author Comment

ID: 1853961
Recently i discoverd to my disappointment that i did'n have ASPmail installed. Well my opinion is that this should be included in the package of ASP. Well it's not. Thats why it didnt work. The problem now is that this ASPmail cost money. The question to you Percyn or somebody, is how can i use something like ASPmail but for free?

Accepted Solution

hkp earned 100 total points
ID: 1853962
The offending line is:

  Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject("SMTPsvg.Mailer")

Either, the object class is not registered, or you have no access permissions to the object...

Try the following for more information about ASPMail:


About the free ASPMail, I can't find any. But, you can built it by sending appropriate information  on a SMTP socket.

Expert Comment

ID: 1853963
     ASPMail is a 3rd party Active Server Component and yes, it costs some money to register it. However, if you use IIS 4.0, it comes with an SMTP server and a SMTP component for free.

Author Comment

ID: 1853964
But, you can built it by sending appropriate information  on a SMTP socket????

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