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Send Email using VBScript from the server without SMTP service

Posted on 2011-04-27
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Hello Experts
I used to have smtp server on the same host earlier but now we are using google aps to host our emails.
Now, all my old vbscripts to send emails are not working ...
Please can someone advise how can I make this script work?
Thanks

Set objEmail = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
objEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2
objEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = "ghs.google.com"
objEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") = 25
objEmail.Configuration.Fields.Update

objEmail.To = "admin@test.com"
objEmail.From = "admin@test.com"
objEmail.AddAttachment OutputDir & FileName & ".csv"
objEmail.Subject = "Daily Web Orders Report"
EmailBody = "Reports Test" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf
objEmail.TextBody = EmailBody
objEmail.Send
Set objEmail = Nothing

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This should work
Sub SendEmailGMail(sSubject, sEmailText, sGmailEmailAddress, sGmailPassword, sTo)
    Set oEmail = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
    oEmail.From = sGmailEmailAddress
    oEmail.To = sTo

    oEmail.Subject = sSubject
    oEmail.HTMLbody = sEmailText

    sSchema = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/"
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "sendusing") = 2
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "smtpserver") = "smtp.gmail.com"
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "smtpserverport") = 465
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "smtpauthenticate") = 1
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "sendusername") = sGmailEmailAddress
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "sendpassword") = sGmailPassword
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "smtpusessl") = 1
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Item(sSchema & "smtpconnectiontimeout") = 60
    oEmail.Configuration.Fields.Update
    oEmail.Send

    Set oEmail = Nothing
End Sub

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by:newbie27
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Hi spinzr0
thanks for your input
I have tried but its not working .. the script seems to have ran.. but it did not send any email...
please can you advise
thanks
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by:spinzr0
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Just to confirm, you're using it like this:

Call SendEmailGMail("Test", "test", "johndoe@gmail.com", "mypassword", "janedoe@gmail.com")
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by:newbie27
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Hi,
Yes I am using exactly like above, but its not doing it... looks like its erroring but before i can read on the propmpt its disappearing...
please advise
thansk
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by:newbie27
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errro message :
the message cannot be sent to the smtp server. the transport error was xxxxxx. the server response was not available
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by:charlie324
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Hi,
Make sure you are using correct username and password
Cheers
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