Email error in system log

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2/4/2011 12:05:45 AM
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Email error in system log

My site fails to send the email.. please help. This is what I have from system log:


System.Net.Mail.SmtpException: Bad sequence of commands. The server response was: This mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to a non-local e-mail address. Please check your mail client settings or contact your administrator to verify that the domain or address is defined for this server.
   at System.Net.Mail.RecipientCommand.CheckResponse(SmtpStatusCode statusCode, String response)
   at System.Net.Mail.SmtpTransport.SendMail(MailAddress sender, MailAddressCollection recipients, String deliveryNotify, SmtpFailedRecipientException& exception)
   at System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient.Send(MailMessage message)
   at mojoPortal.Net.Email.Send(SmtpSettings smtpSettings, String from, String replyTo, String to, String cc, String bcc, String subject, String messageBody, Boolean html, String priority, String[] attachmentPaths, String[] attachmentNames)

Thanks in advance!


2/4/2011 3:18:29 AM
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Re: Email error in system log

Check the configuration in your web.config, you need something like this


    <smtp from="">

2/4/2011 11:57:42 AM
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Re: Email error in system log

Make sure you set the Default Email From Address in Administration > Site Settings. If it does not match your smtp settings it may be blocked by your smtp server.

Hope it helps,


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