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Send mail with lotus notes

hi all,
Is it different to send mail lotus notes mail server.? My .net application is trying to create smtp mail instance on a server that is running lotus notes mail server.


Ravi sankar
Tuesday, January 14, 2003


There shouldn't be anything unique to sending email with .net through a Lotus Domino server using the SMTP protocol.  The only thing that may be a problem is authentication (which will be a problem with any SMTP server that is 'locked-down' to prevent being a spam relay.)  Having said that, the default Smtp mail sending functionality in the .net framework does not support authentication.  I did manage to find a free Smtp class library that will allow this (and it's free) at

I haven't tested it yet however.  Let me know how you make out.

Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Hi Giorgio,

Thanks for the info. I have still not started with the development work. I have just got the client requirement. I will try it once i have set up the development environment. I will keep u informed.
I to belive there should not be anything more than simply accessing the SMTP protocol.

Happy .Net!!!!

Ravi sankar
Friday, January 17, 2003

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