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SmtpClient.ServicePoint Property

Gets the network connection used to transmit the e-mail message.

Namespace: System.Net.Mail
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public ServicePoint ServicePoint { get; }
/** @property */
public ServicePoint get_ServicePoint ()

public function get ServicePoint () : ServicePoint

Not applicable.

Property Value

A ServicePoint that connects to the Host property used for SMTP.
Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

Host is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or the empty string ("").

-or-

Port is zero.

The settings for the ServicePoint property are created using defaults specified in the application or machine configuration files and the ServicePointManager class.

The following code example demonstrates accessing the ServicePoint property.

public static void CreateTestMessage1(string server, int port)
{
    string to = "jane@contoso.com";
    string from = "ben@contoso.com";
    string subject = "Using the new SMTP client.";
    string body = @"Using this new feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
    MailMessage message = new MailMessage(from, to, subject, body);
    SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient(server, port);
    // Credentials are necessary if the server requires the client 
    // to authenticate before it will send e-mail on the client's behalf.
    client.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials;

    client.Send(message);
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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