SmtpClient.DeliveryMethod Property


Specifies how outgoing email messages will be handled.

 property System::Net::Mail::SmtpDeliveryMethod DeliveryMethod { System::Net::Mail::SmtpDeliveryMethod get(); void set(System::Net::Mail::SmtpDeliveryMethod value); };
public System.Net.Mail.SmtpDeliveryMethod DeliveryMethod { get; set; }
member this.DeliveryMethod : System.Net.Mail.SmtpDeliveryMethod with get, set
Public Property DeliveryMethod As SmtpDeliveryMethod

Property Value


An SmtpDeliveryMethod that indicates how email messages are delivered.


Delivery methods include:

  • An SMTP server.

  • Moving the email into the pickup directory for IIS, which then delivers the message.

  • Moving the email to a directory specified by PickupDirectoryLocation for later delivery by another application.

The default value for this property can also be set in a machine or application configuration file. Any changes made to the PickupDirectoryLocation property override the configuration file settings.

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