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Default The SMTP error message

On the signup.aspx page when deployed to the actual web hosting production server I get the following error when I try to run the application:


Server Error in '/' Application.
A from e-mail address must be specified in the From property or the system.net/mailSettings/smtp config section.


What needs to be done to fix this issue? Do you know?

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>> What needs to be done to fix this issue?

You need to do what the error message says: specify a from e-mail address in the From property or the system.net/mailSettings/smtp config section.

Full details can be found - still - in Chapter 9, Page 334 and further.

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Is that set in the web.config file or in the property section on the Email Wizard?
 
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Why don't you try it out?

You should be able to pick either. The advantage of web.config is that it applies side-wide; the advantage of setting it in the sign up page is that you can use a specific account for just that page.

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On the signup.aspx page can you set the from field in the property section of the email wizard? Is that set in the property pages?
 
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You can set it on the MailSettings element....

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