Yahoo SMTP

Gerhard Häring gh at
Mon Oct 18 22:15:03 CEST 2004

Peter L Hansen wrote:
> LutherRevisited wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply, recently I have tightened up my code to now 
>> reach the point where my ISP can reject me on port 25...LOL  I am
>> curioius about AUTH, [...]
> If Googling for "smtp auth" didn't help you, try adding "rfc" and
> you should get where you need to be to learn more.
> (Unless you are asking "how is this done in Python", in which
> case the answer is either "it isn't" (if it isn't), or "use
> the source" (if it is).  ;-) )

SMTP AUTH with Python works using the login() method of the SMTP object. 
It supports the methods CRAM-MD5, PLAIN and LOGIN :-)

-- Gerhard

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