sending emails using python
tim at tdw.net
Thu Sep 7 16:14:14 CEST 2006
On 07/09/06, Hari Sekhon <hpsekhon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2006-09-07, Sybren Stuvel
> <sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination> wrote:
> Tim Williams enlightened us with:
> Can you send email via it using outlook express or a similar
> POP3/IMAP mail client?
> Wouldn't you use a SMTP client to send email?
> I would, but I don't use exchange server. :)
> The one exchange server I used in the past didn't accept SMTP
> errr, I used to admin Exchange, if it does accept SMTP then how could it
> function as a live mail server?
Did you mean *doesn't accept* ??
There are a couple of possibilities at least, of the top of my head:
* The IMC / IMS (smtp connector) is located on a different server
within its Exchange organisation, or a DMZ'ed exchange server that is
only used for SMTP.
* The server doesn't accept SMTP from local IP ranges, only from
external (ie inbound email)
Outlook / Exchange clients use MAPI, internal SMTP is only a
requirement if you have non-MAPI clients sending email through the
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