sending email using system.net.mail

Chinnu21
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Below is a C# and VB.NET class that demonstrates using System.Net.Mail to send an email.
Calling the function from code



MailHelper.SendMailMessage("fromAddress@yourdomain.com", "toAddress@yourdomain.com", "bccAddress@yourdomain.com", "ccAddress@yourdomain.com", "Sample Subject", "Sample body of text for mail message")



MailHelper.cs





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using System.Net.Mail;

public class MailHelper

{

/// <summary>

/// Sends an mail message

/// </summary>

/// <param name="from">Sender address</param>


/// <param name="to">Recepient address</param>

/// <param name="bcc">Bcc recepient</param>

/// <param name="cc">Cc recepient</param>


/// <param name="subject">Subject of mail message</param>

/// <param name="body">Body of mail message</param>

public static void SendMailMessage(string from, string to, string bcc, string cc, string subject, string body)

{

// Instantiate a new instance of MailMessage


MailMessage mMailMessage = new MailMessage();



// Set the sender address of the mail message

mMailMessage.From = new MailAddress(from);

// Set the recepient address of the mail message

mMailMessage.To.Add(new MailAddress(to));





// Check if the bcc value is null or an empty string

if ((bcc != null) && (bcc != string.Empty))


{

// Set the Bcc address of the mail message

mMailMessage.Bcc.Add(new MailAddress(bcc));

}



// Check if the cc value is null or an empty value

if ((cc != null) && (cc != string.Empty))

{


// Set the CC address of the mail message

mMailMessage.CC.Add(new MailAddress(cc));

}



// Set the subject of the mail message

mMailMessage.Subject = subject;

// Set the body of the mail message

mMailMessage.Body = body;



// Set the format of the mail message body as HTML


mMailMessage.IsBodyHtml = true;

// Set the priority of the mail message to normal

mMailMessage.Priority = MailPriority.Normal;

// Instantiate a new instance of SmtpClient

SmtpClient mSmtpClient = new SmtpClient();

// Send the mail message

mSmtpClient.Send(mMailMessage);

}

}




MailHelper.vb



Imports



System.Net.Mail

Public



Class MailHelper

''' <summary>

''' Sends an mail message

''' </summary>


''' <param name="from">Sender address</param>

''' <param name="recepient">Recepient address</param>

''' <param name="bcc">Bcc recepient</param>


''' <param name="cc">Cc recepient</param>

''' <param name="subject">Subject of mail message</param>

''' <param name="body">Body of mail message</param>


Public Shared Sub SendMailMessage(ByVal from As String, ByVal recepient As String, ByVal bcc As String, ByVal cc As String, ByVal subject As String, ByVal body As String)

' Instantiate a new instance of MailMessage

Dim mMailMessage As New MailMessage()

' Set the sender address of the mail message

mMailMessage.From = New MailAddress(from)

' Set the recepient address of the mail message

mMailMessage.To.Add(New MailAddress(recepient))



' Check if the bcc value is nothing or an empty string


If Not bcc Is Nothing And bcc <> String.Empty Then

' Set the Bcc address of the mail message

mMailMessage.Bcc.Add(New MailAddress(bcc))

End If



' Check if the cc value is nothing or an empty value

If Not cc Is Nothing And cc <> String.Empty Then


' Set the CC address of the mail message

mMailMessage.CC.Add(New MailAddress(cc))

End If



' Set the subject of the mail message

mMailMessage.Subject = subject

' Set the body of the mail message

mMailMessage.Body = body



' Set the format of the mail message body as HTML


mMailMessage.IsBodyHtml = True

' Set the priority of the mail message to normal

mMailMessage.Priority = MailPriority.Normal



' Instantiate a new instance of SmtpClient

Dim mSmtpClient As New SmtpClient()

' Send the mail message

mSmtpClient.Send(mMailMessage)

End Sub


End Class



Web.config



<?



xml version="1.0"?>

<configuration>

<system.net>

<mailSettings>

<smtp from="defaultEmail@yourdomain.com">


<network host="smtp.yourdomain.com" port="25" userName="yourUserName" password="yourPassword"/>

</smtp>

</mailSettings>

</system.net>

</configuration>
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Chinnu21
Full Name: Anil Kumar Reddy Perugu
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