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how do we use a COM API in java?

 
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heloo,,,
is there any way to use COM api's in our java code...
like i want to use COM API of hmailserver... as im developing a web-mail site in java
 
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Please take the time to choose the correct forum for your posts. This forum is for questions on Servlets. For more information, please read this.

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Why would you not use the JavaMail API?
 
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Java has no built-in support for Microsoft's COM. There's an open source library called JACOB (Java COM Bridge) which you could use to do this.

However, I agree with Bear - Java has its own standard API to send e-mail, you're making it harder than necessary if you're trying to do it via a COM interface. Just use JavaMail to talk to whatever mail server you want to use.

There are also mail servers written in Java, such as Apache James.
 
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