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Need Answer about JavaMail

 
Syed Kazim Hussain
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How can I send and recieve e-mail to localhost:8080(No LAN involved)?
Where will it be placed after I send it?
What is the smptHost?
Do I have to download the smtpHost?
 
Danny Mui
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Java Mail is like a client, it doesn't do anything mail-wise. You need to install a STMP service (smtpHost) on your computer. JavaMail knows how to speak to a STMP service to receive and send mail.
For Example,
I have Linux installed with Sendmail to send/receive mail. Sendmail controls the receiving (Saved as a big text file for each user).
So, install a mail server before you can start playing with JavaMail.
 
Frank Carver
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This isn't really a servlets and JSP problem, and we now have a new forum for other Java APIs including Java Mail, so I've moved this post. I hope you get more answers
 
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