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arpit singla
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I am developing a shopping cart, i want to inform buyer of the tracking number by sending an email as soon as they check out the material.
If somebody could suggest me a way....
I know i will have to use smtp...but i dont know if there is a way of doing this without using smtp. I looked into JavaMail but it also requires smtp server. correct me if i am wrong.
I have tomcat as my webserver, has cloudscape as an embedded database in tomcat on W2K.
I tried to use PostCast smtp server, freeware but couldn't make it work. Please suggest me a way.
thanks for the help
 
Dave Soto
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Do you mind if I ask, what's the problem with using an SMTP server? It just seems like a curious requirement, that you're building a servlet app but can't use an SMTP server.
 
arpit singla
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no problem using smtp server except that i couldn't get smtp server working. So was wondering if i could do without using smtp...
please let me know if there are any free available smtp server online which actually work.
thanks
arpit
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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