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Old April 12th, 2005, 04:12 AM
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hi all ,

i have to send the mail to all the employees of the company , e-mail address is stored in a table .

i m using cdont component to send the mail ,

what are the basic requirement of cdont

how to install cdont on server 2000 and is it necessary that smtp server shoud be installed or enabled on that server or it can be on other server .

actually , where i m developing this software , tech support said , the server on which i m working smtp on that server is not installed , it is available on another server , is it possible

i think u can understand , what i m trying to say ,

please explain the procedure and settings of all these thing .

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Same post different UN?

http://p2p.wrox.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=29066

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Old April 12th, 2005, 07:13 PM
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You can search on google for CDO or CDOSYS if you do not want to have SMTP installed locally and use a remote one. Else look for CDONTS(which is not a premitive method, I don't see anyone using this now a days). CDO/CDOSYS should be much of help for you in this case.

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well i just did this...

i have a connection string stored in a seperate file.
i have 2 fields in the database...emailAddress and firstName

here is my code...

Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject("CDONTS.NewMail")
Mailer.From= "<me@mycompany.com>"
strTemp = "" & rs("emailAddress") & ""
Mailer.To = strTemp
'Mailer.CC = "me@mycompany.com"
'Mailer.BCC= "me@mycompany.com"
Mailer.Subject = "Newsletter"

'Mailer.MailFormat = 0
Mailer.BodyFormat = 0

mailBody = "<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC ""-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"" ""http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"">"


mailBody = mailBody & ""
mailBody = mailBody & ""

Mailer.Body = mailBody
Mailer.Send




set Mailer = nothing

    rs.movenext

    wend


    response.write "mailing complete."

    conn.close
    set conn = nothing



%>

this loops through all the records in the database. i just put my newsletter content in the mailBody = mailBody & "" and then i bring up this page in the browser. when it is finished it prints "mailing complete". commented out code is either elements that aren't supported on my server or that i didn't use...

this should help...






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