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Sending an email

Here's how to send an email through SMTP. Works from FSI provided you are an authenticated user for the SMTP server. (Vandalism reverted.)

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open System.Net.Mail
open System.IO

let SendTest() =
    use msg = 
        new MailMessage(
            "me@mydomain.com", @"you@yourdomain.com", @"A test", 
            "The lesser world was daubed\nBy a colorist of modest skill.\n\
            A master limned you in the finest inks\nAnd with a fresh-cut quill.\n")
            
    msg.Bcc.Add "them@theirdomain.com"
    use client = new SmtpClient(@"smtpmail.xx.yyyy.com")
    let pretend = false
    
    if pretend then
        let pickupDir =  @"d:\temp\pretendmail"
        Directory.CreateDirectory pickupDir |> ignore
        client.DeliveryMethod <- SmtpDeliveryMethod.SpecifiedPickupDirectory
        client.PickupDirectoryLocation <- pickupDir
    else
        client.DeliveryMethod <- SmtpDeliveryMethod.Network
    
    client.Send msg
namespace System
namespace System.Net
namespace System.Net.Mail
namespace System.IO
val SendTest : unit -> unit

Full name: Script.SendTest
val msg : MailMessage
Multiple items
type MailMessage =
  new : unit -> MailMessage + 3 overloads
  member AlternateViews : AlternateViewCollection
  member Attachments : AttachmentCollection
  member Bcc : MailAddressCollection
  member Body : string with get, set
  member BodyEncoding : Encoding with get, set
  member CC : MailAddressCollection
  member DeliveryNotificationOptions : DeliveryNotificationOptions with get, set
  member Dispose : unit -> unit
  member From : MailAddress with get, set
  ...

Full name: System.Net.Mail.MailMessage

--------------------
MailMessage() : unit
MailMessage(from: string, to: string) : unit
MailMessage(from: MailAddress, to: MailAddress) : unit
MailMessage(from: string, to: string, subject: string, body: string) : unit
property MailMessage.Bcc: MailAddressCollection
System.Collections.ObjectModel.Collection.Add(item: MailAddress) : unit
MailAddressCollection.Add(addresses: string) : unit
val client : SmtpClient
Multiple items
type SmtpClient =
  new : unit -> SmtpClient + 2 overloads
  member ClientCertificates : X509CertificateCollection
  member Credentials : ICredentialsByHost with get, set
  member DeliveryMethod : SmtpDeliveryMethod with get, set
  member Dispose : unit -> unit
  member EnableSsl : bool with get, set
  member Host : string with get, set
  member PickupDirectoryLocation : string with get, set
  member Port : int with get, set
  member Send : message:MailMessage -> unit + 1 overload
  ...

Full name: System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient

--------------------
SmtpClient() : unit
SmtpClient(host: string) : unit
SmtpClient(host: string, port: int) : unit
val pretend : bool
val pickupDir : string
type Directory =
  static member CreateDirectory : path:string -> DirectoryInfo + 1 overload
  static member Delete : path:string -> unit + 1 overload
  static member EnumerateDirectories : path:string -> IEnumerable<string> + 2 overloads
  static member EnumerateFileSystemEntries : path:string -> IEnumerable<string> + 2 overloads
  static member EnumerateFiles : path:string -> IEnumerable<string> + 2 overloads
  static member Exists : path:string -> bool
  static member GetAccessControl : path:string -> DirectorySecurity + 1 overload
  static member GetCreationTime : path:string -> DateTime
  static member GetCreationTimeUtc : path:string -> DateTime
  static member GetCurrentDirectory : unit -> string
  ...

Full name: System.IO.Directory
Directory.CreateDirectory(path: string) : DirectoryInfo
Directory.CreateDirectory(path: string, directorySecurity: System.Security.AccessControl.DirectorySecurity) : DirectoryInfo
val ignore : value:'T -> unit

Full name: Microsoft.FSharp.Core.Operators.ignore
property SmtpClient.DeliveryMethod: SmtpDeliveryMethod
type SmtpDeliveryMethod =
  | Network = 0
  | SpecifiedPickupDirectory = 1
  | PickupDirectoryFromIis = 2

Full name: System.Net.Mail.SmtpDeliveryMethod
field SmtpDeliveryMethod.SpecifiedPickupDirectory = 1
property SmtpClient.PickupDirectoryLocation: string
field SmtpDeliveryMethod.Network = 0
SmtpClient.Send(message: MailMessage) : unit
SmtpClient.Send(from: string, recipients: string, subject: string, body: string) : unit

More information

Link:http://fssnip.net/eg
Posted:1 year ago
Author:Kit Eason
Tags: email , smtp