SMTP via GMAIL

Chris Babcock cbabcock at kolonelpanic.org
Thu Sep 18 21:52:48 CEST 2008


> >> Traceback (most recent call last):
> >>   File "mail5.py", line 21, in <module>
> >>     session = smtplib.SMTP(SMTPserver,port)
> >>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/smtplib.py", line 244, in __init__
> >>     (code, msg) = self.connect(host, port)
> >>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/smtplib.py", line 301, in connect
> >>     self.sock.connect(sa)
> >>   File "<string>", line 1, in connect
> >> then conncetion time out.....
> >
> > Could it be your ISP is blocking outgoing connections to port
> > 25?
> 
> gmail doesn't accept mail via SMTP on port 25.
 
So what is the value of "port" when you are running this program?

Chris





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