SmarterASP host > sending emails from website

Hi Experts, just wondering if anyone has had any experience with SmarterASP webhost and sending emails from there?

My old machine has died 2003SBS, and my Classic ASP website was setup for sending emails through that, currently it does not work through the SmarterASP host. just wondering if there is any work arounds or different config I would need to apply?
Graemewebber4technologiesAsked:
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
do you mean you got a script that sending emails from a website hosting at SmarterASP and it doesn't work to send out emails successfully?

can you do a simple ASP or ASP.NET page and test to send a simple email via SmarterASP webhost ?
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Graemewebber4technologiesAuthor Commented:
Sorry, im finding it a bit hard to describe

My original server 2003SBS died, and the website I had was configured to send emails using the mail/pickup folder.

I have moved all my site over to SmarterASP host and the original (from 2003SBS) config doesnt work

What I am looking for is a new way to send emails (via the website - eg. an auto email when a client submits a query)

weather it is a new config for this website, or another work around
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
to know your scenario better, do you want to send out bulk emails (like a scheduled task) per dedicated time or to send out an email at once per request?
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Graemewebber4technologiesAuthor Commented:
well both, but initially once per request. bulk can be at a later date (with new website)
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
I'm not sure how your old SBS 2003 server interact with "mail/pickup folder", so do you have piece of codes that sending the email?

you got to do some tests at your server end (SmarterASP) to determine the exact issue.
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Graemewebber4technologiesAuthor Commented:
The SBS config:
Set eMail=CreateObject("CDO.Message")
Set iConf=CreateObject("CDO.Configuration")
Set Flds=iConf.Fields
Flds("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing")=1
Flds("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverpickupdirectory")="c:\inetpub\mailroot\pickup"
Flds.Update
Set eMail.Configuration=iConf

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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
if not mistaken... to use that, think you got to do some setting in IIS.

see if this article is helpful:

Configure SMTP E-mail (IIS 7)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772058(v=ws.10).aspx

else you would probably need to adjust your codes to include the SMTP account details directly.
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Graemewebber4technologiesAuthor Commented:
I have been doing some digging around and found some code that will enable me to send via my Gmail account (which can work)

http://blog.tacosoup.com/sending-email-through-gmail-using-classic-asp/

going to see if i can get this going
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
and found some code that will enable me to send via my Gmail account (which can work)
yes, that probably will work :)
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Graemewebber4technologiesAuthor Commented:
Got it working with minor changes to the suggested script, cheers Ryan for guiding me! :)
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