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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject Re: SMTPAppender suggestion
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2004 14:54:58 GMT

Thanks for the info. It is well appreciated.

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list. Thanks.

At 04:39 PM 8/6/2004, you wrote:
>hi all,
>I think the SMTP appender can be cahnge to connect to authenticated
>server by this way: -
>
>1. Add four more functions in the SMTPAppender class say getpassword,
>setpassword, getUsername, setUserName. user will give these thing from
>properties file.
>
>2. Extends the class Authenticator of java library and implement the
>function getPasswordAuthentication(). take the username and pasword
>which user has provided through the properties file and return the
>PasswordAuthentication object with the username and password.
>
>Authenticator class will take care of it.
>
>3. Finally change the activateOption method in SMTPAppender and add one
>line as :-
>
>Authenticator auth = new MyAuthenticator();
>Session session = Session.getInstance(props, auth);
>
>I think that settles it. So if you really want to support the
>authenticated server .. HERE IT IS AND A GREAT STEP.
>
>There may be some hidden stuffs but i tknow you can overcome easily.
>Hope you may want to do it.
>
>--thanks
>sumit
>
>
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Ceki Gülcü

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