Solved

How to send an Smtp email using C#

Posted on 2010-11-30
2
690 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I am trying to test sending an email from my web app that I developed in Visual Studio 2010. I am testing the application on my "local" server in which I have premission to send emails to our email server. When I click the submit button the button highlights but no email is sent. It is if no click event had occured.
Code:
 protected void btnSend_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
                        try
            {


                mail.From = new MailAddress("myname@domain.net");
                mail.To.Add("myname@domainname.net");                      // put To: address here
                mail.Subject = "IT Account Request Form";            // put subject here      
                mail.Body = TextBox9.Text;                          // put body of email here

                // put smtp server you will use here
                SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient();
                smtp.Host = "ip address for email server";
                smtp.Port = 25;
                smtp.Send(mail);

                Label1.Text = "Your message was successfully sent.";
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                Label1.Text = "An error occurred sending your e-mail, the error is:\r\n" + ex.Message;
            }
        }
0
Comment
Question by:newjeep19
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
udaya kumar laligondla earned 500 total points
ID: 34246369
is there a change in the lable1 text. put a break point on line with try statement and check where the process is exiting and if there is a error message post the same. check your mail server port number, check if user name password are required for your SMTP server.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:newjeep19
ID: 34247936
I was able to and the user name to the company's domain name by simply adding a + infront of the domain name i.e.  userName+"domain.net". That then sent the user name plus the company domain name in my email.
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Want Experts Exchange at your fingertips?

With Experts Exchange’s latest app release, you can now experience our most recent features, updates, and the same community interface while on-the-go. Download our latest app release at the Android or Apple stores today!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction Earlier I wrote an article about the new lookup functions (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_3433.html) that ship with SQL Server 2008 R2.  In this article I’m going to show you another new feature of SSRS 2008 R2, this time in the vis…
A recent questions about how to add SSRS named instances, couldn't find any that talks about SQL server 2008, anyway I decided to help by creating some screen shots. The installation is straightforward, you just pop the SQL server 2008 installati…
In this video, viewers will be given step by step instructions on adjusting mouse, pointer and cursor visibility in Microsoft Windows 10. The video seeks to educate those who are struggling with the new Windows 10 Graphical User Interface. Change Cu…
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…
Suggested Courses

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question