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Authentication with SMTP Server

 
Jignesh Kakkad
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Hi..
I m Jignesh Kakkad..

I want to know how i can send the USER name and Password to my SMTP Server.

May i have code of that..

Jignesh
 
Arun Prasath
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Hi,
You wont send your username and password to your SMTP server. You will send it only to your pop3 server to retrieve mails. For sending mails, using SMTP server, we dont need username and password. If relaying is enabled in SMTP server, that will be sufficient.
 
William Frantz
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Most SMTP servers have relaying shut down to prevent SPAM traffic. If your SMTP requires authentication then you will indeed have to provide a username/password.

I wrote a MIDlet that sends e-mail through Sprint's smtp.sprintpcs.com server. It requires a Base64 encoded username/password. I started by reading the SMTP RFC to learn the protocol. Then I just opened up a port and started sending commands. It works fairly well.

William Frantz
http://sprintdevelopers.com
 
manoj pillai
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Try this:

1. EHLO
2. AUTH PLAIN {Base64 encoding of "\000" + user + "\000" + password}
 
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