Sending an email with a binary attachment

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Mon Feb 29 13:22:29 EST 2016

On 2016-02-29, Peter Pearson <pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:10:00 -0600, Anthony Papillion wrote:
>> For some reason though, sending mail is failing every time. I've made
>> sure that the password is correct (which seems to be the most usual
>> error).
>> Still, I just can't get it to work. Can someone take a look at this
>> code and give me some advice?
> What exactly do you mean by "failing"?  If there's an error message,
> show it.  If an exception is being generated, at least print some
> information about the exception.

If you aren't getting any messages, then tell the smtp object you want some:

>From TFM (

  An SMTP instance has the following methods:


      Set the debug output level. A value of 1 or True for level
      results in debug messages for connection and for all messages
      sent to and received from the server. A value of 2 for level
      results in these messages being timestamped.

If all else fails, fire up wireshark and watch the conversation
between the SMTP object and the server.

Grant Edwards               grant.b.edwards        Yow! Can you MAIL a BEAN
                                  at               CAKE?

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