Using pythons smtp server

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Fri Dec 13 17:40:28 CET 2013


On 2013-12-13, Vincent Davis <vincent at vincentdavis.net> wrote:

> I have an app that generates a file one a day and would like to email it
> using pythons SMTP server.

You don't send mail using an SMTP server.  You receive mail using an
SMTP server.

> http://docs.python.org/2/library/smtpd.html#smtpd.SMTPServer
> The documentation is kinda sparse and I cant seem to find any good examples.
>
> Basically what I want to do; when my app runs it would initiate a SMTP
> server, send the attachment and shutdown the SMTP after.

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From: Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid>
Subject: Re: Using pythons smtp server
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On 2013-12-13, Vincent Davis <vincent at vincentdavis.net> wrote:

> I have an app that generates a file one a day and would like to email
> it using pythons SMTP server.

You don't send mail using an SMTP server.  You receive mail using an 
SMTP server.  You send mail using an SMTP client.

> http://docs.python.org/2/library/smtpd.html#smtpd.SMTPServer
> The documentation is kinda sparse and I cant seem to find any good examples.
>
> Basically what I want to do; when my app runs it would initiate a SMTP
> server, send the attachment and shutdown the SMTP after.

https://www.google.com/search?q=python+send+email+smtp

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