Thread: help with sending email
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06-30-2004, 03:49 PM #1
help with sending email
i created ASPMail object to send a email from my website i am trying to add the option of sending the email with an attachment and it's not working
the website isn't on my computer
when i give the method the path of the file on my computer it sends me an empty email but if i give a file that is where the web site is it sends me the file
this is the code:
Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject ("SMTPsvg.Mailer")
Mailer.FromName = Request.Form("name")
Mailer.FromAddress = Request.Form("email")
Mailer.Subject = "Mail from aspmail form"
Mailer.BodyText = Request.Form("att")
Mailer.RemoteHost = "my smtp address"
Mailer.AddRecipient "name", "email address"
Mailer.AddAttachment("Resume.doc") - this works
Mailer.AddAttachment("Resume.doc") - dosn't work
if Mailer.SendMail then
' Message sent sucessfully
response.write (" the mesg was sent. ")
' Message send failure
response.write ("the msg wasn't sent. ")
Set Mailer = Nothing
thank's for the help
07-01-2004, 06:15 PM #2
In the aspMail documentation, it explicitely explains that sending an attachment from the client computer is a major security risk, and cannot be done with aspMail.
What you can do is include an upload first, and THEN send it via email.
You see, if you tell the script to look for a file on your pc, it cannot get it becuase its on a different computer.If one of our members helps you, please click the icon to add to their reputation!
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