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Old January 13th, 2007, 12:38 AM
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i am new to asp.net,in our web application if user forgets his password automaticaaly a password is generated and it should be mailed to him,plz can anybody tell me how send mail ....password generation is done but unable to send mail.......

thanks in advance

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well u can do this in two ways
first include
using System.Net;
using System.Net.Mail;
and then

System.Net.Mail.MailMessage objMailMessage = new System.Net.Mail.MailMessage();
            System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient objSmtpClient = new SmtpClient();
            MailAddress fromAddress = new MailAddress("mailAddress");
            objMailMessage.To.Add(System.Configuration.Configu rationManager.AppSettings["MailTo"]);
            objMailMessage.From = fromAddress;
            Literal ltMail=(Literal)MailParser1.FindControl("ltMail");

            objMailMessage.Subject = "Foo";

            objMailMessage.Body = "Body Part";
            objSmtpClient.Host = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSetti ngs["ServerName"]; ;

and make entry in web.config
    <add key="MailTo" value="Email Address"/>
    <add key="MailCC" value=""/>
    <add key="ServerName" value="ServerIp(MailServername)"/>

 hope this will help

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i tried wit the code tat u provided but the problem wat i'm facing is it throws an exception at this particular line of code.Can u please help me out wid this,as i'm new to asp.net.

objMailMessage.To.Add(System.Configuration.Configu rationManager.AppSettings["MailTo"]);

Exception says:Value cannot be null.
               Parameter name: addresses

thank in advance

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