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  Reporting Application Errors by Email
Subject:   SMTP needs authentication these days
Date:   2004-09-30 12:00:31
From:   mariuss
The main problem with this appender is the fact that it does not know anything about SMTP authentication. These days most SMTP servers will require this so you cannot use the appender as is.


The following to messages provide an authenticated SMTP appender:
http://www.mail-archive.com/log4j-dev@jakarta.apache.org/msg02657.html
http://saloon.javaranch.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=45&t=000681


Marius Scurtescu