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Old January 4th, 2012, 11:28 AM
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Default Chapter 9 - SMTP

Hi, im currently up to step 4 of page 358 in chapter 9. It asks me to change the code and insert my smtp address in but I dont know what my smtp server is and dont know how to find it.

Any help would be apprieciated.


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Hi Nick,
if you have gmail account, then it is smtp.gmail.com

and if you are using a host provider then you must get it in you control panel or ask your host.
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Yes I do have one so ill change it around and use that account instead.

Thank you very much for that!
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As an alternative to a Gmail account you can also use a local drop folder. Both are explained on page 318.


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