smtplib problem

Carey Evans c.evans at clear.net.nz
Wed Feb 14 09:35:39 CET 2001


Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com> writes:

> There is no such thing.  The SMTP protocol does not include authorization.

RFC2554 specifies an extension to SMTP, that adds authentication on
message submission to an SMTP server.  BCP46 (RFC3013) section 5.4
recommends its use.

smtplib.py doesn't implement SMTP AUTH, although you could do it
yourself using the docmd(), send() and getreply() methods.

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