<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 code example specifies the appropriate SMTP parameters to send e-mail using the default network credentials.

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

See Also

SmtpClient
Network Settings Schema