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Send email via MSN email account

MSN SMTP server requires SSL connection on port 25.

Sample code below uses CDO 2000 class for sending emails

Send email via Yahoo mail account

Yahoo SMTP server requires SSL connection on port 465.

Sample code below uses CDO 2000 class for sending emails

Send email via Gmail account

Gmail SMTP server requires SSL connection on port 465.

Known Gmail limits on sending emails:

  • An attachment size is limited to 25 MB
  • An individual email can be sent to maximum of 100 recipients
  • A large number of undeliverable messages could trigger an account lockdown

Exceeding any limits beside the attachment size will cause Gmail account to be locked down for 24-72 hours.
 

Send email with CDO 2000

It's simple and convenient to send unattended email with CDO 2000 as long as there's a SMTP server available.

Note 1 Uses CDO 2000 class for sending emails

CDO 2000 class for sending emails

The CDO2000 class allows to send emails w/o user intervention using a SMTP server.

An example on how to use the class can be found at CDO 2000 class for sending emails.

Note 1 CDO 2000 is included in Windows 2000 and later.

Note 2 A character set of any body part is controlled by Charset property. The default is "us-ascii".

Read POP3 Mail using Winsock

Working pop3Email class is based on the code from http://fox.wikis.com/wc.dll?Wiki~GetPopEmail by William Steinford.

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