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Throw exception if mail server doesn�t respond

Jeppe Sommer
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Joined: Jan 07, 2004
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Hello,

I am using javaMail API to send e-mails from a web application.

How can I throw an exception if the e-mail server does not respond within i.e. 2-3 seconds after calling the method Transport.send(msg);

I sometimes experiences that there is no connection or I get a slow response time from the e-mail server and the browser is just loading until the message is sent or it throws an SendFailedException, but it takes to long time?!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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