<mailSettings> Element (Network Settings)

Configures mail sending options.

<configuration>
<system.net>
<mailSettings>

Syntax

<mailSettings>
  <smtp> … </smtp>  
</mailSettings>

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Attribute Description
<smtp> Element (Network Settings) Configures Simple Mail Transport Protocol options.

Parent Elements

Element Description
<system.Net> Element (Network Settings) Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network.

Example

The following example specifies the appropriate SMTP parameters to send email using the default network credentials.

<configuration>  
  <system.net>  
    <mailSettings>  
      <smtp deliveryMethod="Network">  
        <network  
          host="localhost"  
          port="25"  
          defaultCredentials="true"  
        />  
      </smtp>  
    </mailSettings>  
  </system.net>  
</configuration>  

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