<specifiedPickupDirectory> Element (Network Settings)

Configures the local directory for a Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) server.

<configuration>
<system.net>
<mailSettings>
<smtp>
<specifiedPickupDirectory>

Syntax

<specifiedPickupDirectory  
  pickupDirectoryLocation="directory"   
/>  

Attributes and Elements

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

Attributes

Attribute Description
pickupDirectoryLocation The directory where applications save email for later processing by the SMTP server.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

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

Remarks

The specifiedPickupDirectory attribute sets the directory where applications save mail messages to be processed by the SMTP server.

Example

The following example specifies c:\maildrop as the mail pickup directory.

<configuration>  
  <system.net>  
    <mailSettings>  
      <smtp deliveryMethod="specifiedPickupDirectory">  
        <specifiedPickupDirectory  
          pickupDirectoryLocation="c:\maildrop"  
        />  
      </smtp>  
    </mailSettings>  
  </system.net>  
</configuration>  

See Also

System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient
System.Net.Configuration.SmtpSection
System.Net.Configuration.SmtpSpecifiedPickupDirectoryElement
Network Settings Schema