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Old October 7th, 2010, 08:32 PM
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Default Chapter 9 Email not going through

Using my gmail account, I put the code in properly and Im not getting any errors, the page comes up fine, but there are no emails that are going though. I tried all your troubleshooting tips. Im getting an error on this line, it just says failure sending mail:

Here my web.config (I put user/pass in asterisks just so its not out in the web):

<?xml version="1.0"?>
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    <pages theme="Monochrome">
        <add tagPrefix="Wrox" tagName="Banner" src="~/Controls/Banner.ascx"/>
		<compilation debug="true" targetFramework="4.0"/>
      <smtp deliveryMethod="Network" from ="Dan L &lt;***@gmail.com&gt;">
        <network enableSsl ="true" userName="***@gmail.com" password="****" host="smtp.gmail.com"/>

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Old October 8th, 2010, 02:53 AM
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Hi there,

Have you tried setting the port number to 587 in the web.config? It's an attribute on the network element you posted.


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