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why use a mail server like cmail?

Rakesh Shah
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Joined: Feb 14, 2008
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i know this is a very lame question but i really don't know why we use a mail server when we can do send and relieve mail using the java mail. can some one explain to me.
Ulf Dittmer
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JavaMail can't send mail without a mail server either.
Rakesh Shah
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Joined: Feb 14, 2008
Posts: 21
so you mean to say that when i start my cmail server instead of giving the smtp of the gmail i cant give that cmail server smtp right.
Ulf Dittmer
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No, exactly the opposite: if you run your own mail server then you can use that instead of Gmail.
 
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