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How to send email without specifying SMTP PORT NO: using apache commons

Neha George
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Joined: Jan 31, 2013
Posts: 6
Hi,

I am given sender's email id,password and Smtp host name to send a mail in apache commons. I am able to code if smtp port number is given..is there any code to send mail without smtp port number.
Please do help me asap...
Thanks in advance
Richard Tookey
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Joined: Aug 27, 2012
Posts: 1067
    
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One has to know the SMTP port number to communicate with it ! The default port number is 25 and I would be surprised if your server differed from this but if it did then you would have to know what is is and to explicitly specify it anyway!
Neha George
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 31, 2013
Posts: 6
Thanks Richard Tookey ,

Sorry for late response.I could send email without using port number.

Thanks a lot
 
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