troubleshooting Question password recovery - sending email

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CamilliaFlag for United States of America asked on
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This can't be that hard. I've been looking at examples and still can't get password recovery working. I get

"Your attempt to retrieve your password was not successful. Please try again. "

This is what I have

<asp:PasswordRecovery ID="PasswordRecovery1" runat="server" onsendingmail="PasswordRecovery1_SendingMail"  >
          <asp:TextBox ID="UserName" CssClass="textbox" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
       <asp:Button ID="SubmitButton" runat="server" OnClick="test" CommandName="Submit" CssClass="signin_submit" Text="Submit" ValidationGroup="PasswordRecovery1" />


  protected void test(object sender, EventArgs e)
        string userid = string.Empty;
            var membershipUser = Membership.GetUser(PasswordRecovery1.UserName);
            if (membershipUser != null)
                userid = membershipUser.Email;
            PasswordRecovery1.MailDefinition.From = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["BDFrom"];
            PasswordRecovery1.MailDefinition.Subject = "Password Recovery email";

        catch (Exception ex)


////********and in webconfig

			<smtp from="">
				<network host="myhost" password="pwd" userName="uname"/>
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