SMTP Authentication

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at
Wed Aug 14 14:53:35 CEST 2002

In article <ajdh5k$svu$05$1 at>, Harald Schneider wrote:
> Hi,
> is there a module, that supports SMTP Authentication?


> As far as I see, smtplib does only support the standard smtp login, not SMTP

SMTP AUTH _is_ the standard smtp login and is what the login method of the SMTP
objects use. There are some problems in Python 2.2.x, which are addressed by a
patch of mine that you were already referred to. You can get a Python 2.2
backport of this patch at

Gerhard Häring
OPUS GmbH München
Tel.: +49 89 - 889 49 7 - 32

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