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SMTP_Connect

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Description

 

Establishes a connection with a SMTP server.

 

Syntax

 

ErrorCode = SMTP_Connect( Server, From [, ReplyTo] )

 

Returns

 

Number.

If ErrorCode < 0 (Zero) means failure. Use SMTP_GetError to return error description of error code.

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

Server

String

No

Your SMTP server name.

It is typically named "mail.XXX.com" where XXX can be found in your email address, such as name@XXX.com.

Your SMTP server name can also be found in the setup information for your normal email client.

The SMTP server name can also be specified in dotted decimal notation. For example "10.23.231.1".

From

String

No

The 'From' string is required and must be enclosed in "<>" brackets, such as "<yourname@yourdomain.com>".

ReplyTo

String

Yes

The 'ReplyTo' string is optional and is used for the "Reply-To:" header line.

If used, the email address must be enclosed in "<>" brackets.

 

Remarks

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Examples