Send emails from a VB application

I use CDONTS to send emails from my web app. I have SMTP services installed on my Web Server.
But let me ask you guys - Can I send emails from a standalone VB app without having any email client on ?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Sure, have a look at the free vbSendMail component that is using SMTP :
Try this:
'Only for win2000
    Set objMail = CreateObject("CDONTS.Newmail")
    objMail.subject = " iThread Default Package "
        FilePath1 = "C:\iThread\iMail\iMailDefault\" & g_EventID & "_" & g_EventName & "\picture.jpg"
        FilePath2 = "C:\iThread\iMail\iMailDefault\" & g_EventID & "_" & g_EventName & "\audio.wav"
        FilePath3 = "C:\iThread\iMail\iMailDefault\" & g_EventID & "_" & g_EventName & "\default.bmp"
    objMail.To = ""
    objMail.bcc = ""
    objMail.From = ""
    objMail.subject = "Default Multimedia Test"
    objMail.body = "This is an auto email sent by a remote iThread system. This mail may have 1, 2, or 3 attached files."
    objMail.Importance = 2
    objMail.BodyFormat = 0
    objMail.mailformat = 0
    objMail.attachfile (FilePath1)          
    objMail.attachfile (FilePath2)      
    objMail.attachfile (FilePath3)        

   Set objMail = Nothing  


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jitgangulyAuthor Commented:
1. I do not want to use 3rd party dlls
2. I am running on NT

Don't yu have something like CDONTs concept of VBScript ? I just need to send a mail to some guys after running a VB app. VB app runs on a workstation and I cannot keep outlook client on all the time (Its a Blloberg machine)
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Can you use MAPI:
A good and details example is this:

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You can use MAPi controls from your vb app to send mails. There is a MAPi sample also available with Visual Studio or you can have a look at Microsoft site or use SMTP.ocx which is freely available on the net.
But don't we need to configure SMTP server..

I mean if i want to just send it thru a desktop(without IIS) can i do that..
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
>1. I do not want to use 3rd party dlls

Since you have complete source code, you can include it into your actual project!
Yes you can do that with smtp.ocx. You need to provide the mail server ip address and user login/pwd details. Its very esy to use the ocx.
jitgangulyAuthor Commented:
I looked at the article and ran it. It works fine when my outlook client is on. Otherwise it asks for a MS exchange settings.

Question - Can I have that running without running Outlook client or any email client ?
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