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Hi,
   We are using oracle 9i to store or daily transactio and data. I want to send mail form from transaction when it inserted in database authomaticaly to our customers through our mailserver using vb 60.  can any one help in this regard.
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Question by:aib_it
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by:Clif
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You might want to start here...

http://www.dba-oracle.com/t_utl_smtp_utility.htm

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by:sdstuber
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CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER trg_test_mail
BEFORE INSERT
ON your_table
FOR EACH ROW
DECLARE
    v_connection   UTL_SMTP.connection;
BEGIN
    v_connection    := UTL_SMTP.open_connection('your.smtp.server.com');
    UTL_SMTP.helo(v_connection, 'domain.com');
    UTL_SMTP.mail(v_connection, 'from@doman.com');
    UTL_SMTP.rcpt(v_connection, 'to@domain.com');
    UTL_SMTP.open_data(v_connection);
    UTL_SMTP.write_data(v_connection,
                        'From: ' || 'test from address' || UTL_TCP.crlf
                       );
    UTL_SMTP.write_data(v_connection,
                        'To: ' || 'test to address' || UTL_TCP.crlf
                       );
    UTL_SMTP.write_data(v_connection,
                        'Subject: ' || 'test subject' || UTL_TCP.crlf
                       );
    UTL_SMTP.write_data(v_connection, UTL_TCP.crlf);
    UTL_SMTP.write_data(v_connection, 'test body' || UTL_TCP.crlf);
    UTL_SMTP.close_data(v_connection);
    UTL_SMTP.quit(v_connection);
EXCEPTION
    WHEN OTHERS
    THEN
        DBMS_OUTPUT.put_line(DBMS_UTILITY.format_error_stack);
END trg_test_mail;
/
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by:LindaC
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I don't understand vb, but today I found this script in a Windows server that send an attachment of a log.
The log is the product of our dily exports of the databae, but if you know vb, maybe this can help.

'Send Email With Attachments
'by Expert Forum friends
'
'Sending a text email using authentication against a remote SMTP server
Const cdoSendUsingPickup = 1 
Const cdoSendUsingPort = 2 
Const cdoAnonymous = 0
' Use basic (clear-text) authentication. 
Const cdoBasic = 1
' Use NTLM authentication 
Const cdoNTLM = 2 'NTLM
'Send attachments
Dim objEmail,AddAttch
 
Set oShell = CreateObject("wscript.shell")
 
Set objDictionary = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
 
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
 
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder("C:\oracle\admin\export\Logs\")
'Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder("c:\temp")
 
Set colFiles=objFolder.Files
 
i = 0
 
For Each objFile in colFiles
 
   AddAttch = objfile.name
 
   objDictionary.Add i,AddAttch
 
   i = i + 1
      
Next
 
aItems=objDictionary.Items
 
For i = 0 to objDictionary.count -1
 
   objEmail= objDictionary.Item(objItem)
' Create the message object.
Set objMessage = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
'Set the from address this would be your email address.
objMessage.From = "myemail1@hotmail.com" 
' Set the TO Address separate multiple address with a comma
objMessage.To = "myemail1@hotmail.com,myemail2@hotmail.com"
''Set the Attachments
objMessage.AddAttachment(objFolder & "\" & aItems(i))
' Set the Subject.
objMessage.Subject = "Database - Export - Coldbackup Log" 
' Now for the Message Options Part. 
' Use standared text for the body.
objMessage.TextBody = _
"Mensaje atachado .." & _
vbCRLF & _
"Acuse de Recibo"
 
' Or you could use HTML as:
' objMessage.HTMLBody = strHTML
 
' ATTACHMENT : Add an attachment Can be any valid url
'objMessage.AddAttachment("c:\temp\test.txt")
 
' This section provides the configuration information for the SMTP server.
' Specifie the method used to send messages.
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = _
cdoSendUsingPort 
 
' The name (DNS) or IP address of the machine 
' hosting the SMTP service through which 
' messages are to be sent.
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = "Your Smtp server ip address"
 
'Specify the authentication mechanism 
' to use. 
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpauthenticate") = _
cdoBasic
 
' The username for authenticating to an SMTP server using basic (clear-text) authentication
'objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
'("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername") = _
'"info@itsecdata.net"
 
' The password used to authenticate 
' to an SMTP server using authentication
'objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
'("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendpassword") = _
'"Welcome1"
 
' The port on which the SMTP service 
' specified by the smtpserver field is 
' listening for connections (typically 25)
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") = _
25 
 
'Use SSL for the connection (False or True)
'objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
'("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpusessl") = _
'False
 
' Set the number of seconds to wait for a valid socket to be established with the SMTP service before timing out.
'objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
'("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpconnectiontimeout") = _
'60
 
' Update configuration
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Update
 
' Use to show the message.
' MsgBox objMessage.GetStream.ReadText
 
' Send the message.
objMessage.Send
 
Next

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by:aib_it
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        Thanks actually when data inserts. then a veiw creats in databalse where is the required  info as
mail body text and mail address of client. now i want that to build an application which can take these information from that veiw table and send it to our smtp server.
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by:sdstuber
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you can select from that view to populate the parameters in the utl_smtp calls in the trigger
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by:aib_it
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       If there is any book or topic whhich is about sending mail to smtp server from oracle through vb
that will be more better.
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by:sdstuber
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sending mail in vb wouldn't involve oracle at all.

just like sending mail from oracle doesn't involve vb.

if you don't want to do the trigger, simply pull that code out and put it in a stored procedure and then call that procedure from vb
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by:aib_it
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       Now we made that detail of each transaction saves in a folder with .doc format. And I want to send those files from that folder to our smtp server Through vb. i will try to use the above procdure for this purpose. but it will be more significant ia book or topic wich covers sending messages.files to smtp server through vb 6.0
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