<mailSettings> Element (Network Settings)

 

Configures mail sending options.

<configuration>
<system.net>
<mailSettings>

  
      <mailSettings  
  <smtp> … </smtp>  
/mailsettings>  

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

AttributeDescription
<smtp> Element (Network Settings)Configures Simple Mail Transport Protocol options.

Parent Elements

ElementDescription
<system.Net> Element (Network Settings)Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network.

The following code example specifies the appropriate SMTP parameters to send e-mail using the default network credentials.

<configuration>  
  <system.net>  
    <mailSettings>  
      <smtp deliveryMethod="network">  
        <network  
          host="localhost"  
          port="25"  
          defaultCredentials="true"  
        />  
      </smtp>  
    </mailSettings>  
  </system.net>  
</configuration>  

SmtpClient
Network Settings Schema

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