Troubleshooting SMTP mail servers. Why sending email from DHTML may be failing.

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ToolBook uses SMTP when sending email from a DHTML exported ToolBook file, if logging has been enabled.

This requires that an SMTP Mail Server be present to handle the sending of the mail. The client machine's own mail service (ie: Exchange, Eudora, Outlook) is not and cannot be used for sending this DHTML logging data.

The physical location of the SMTP mail server is important. The SMTP Mail Server must reside on the same machine as the HTML files that you are viewing [on the same physical machine - due to Java security requirements].

Since Java is used to send the email from the lesson, the Oracle Java (JVM) just be installed on the client machine.


Below is a list of known issues with the SMTP mail abilities:

KEYWORDS: 22082 P2508

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