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sending attachments using javamail

Sree Jag
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Joined: Oct 14, 2003
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Hi all,

I am writing an email application with attachments. i realise that we should store the file that is selected by the client on the client machine in a temporary directory on the server that is running the email application.

can somebody please tell me how to store the file on the server temporarily and delete it after sending the mail?

Thanks in advance,

Sree Jag<br />SCJP 1.4
Vijay Vaddem
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Joined: Feb 13, 2004
Posts: 243

Hope this will be helpful.....



[ July 12, 2004: Message edited by: Vijay Vaddem ]
Rovas Kram
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Joined: Aug 08, 2003
Posts: 135
You don't really have to save the mime part to a file. You can write a buffered data source simply by extending the javax.activation.DataSource class.

For example

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