If you’re using SmtpMail class in your projects, you may want to check out a new class in .NET 2.0 — System.Net.SmtpClient.
This class allows you to send messages asynchronously and to receive a notification when the e-mail has been sent. You can also cancel any pending asynchronous e-mails. And there is less code to write! — Settings such as a host to use, the default ‘from’ e-mail account, etc. can be defined in your application, web site or machine configuration file instead of setting object properties in code:
<smtp deliveryMethod=”network” from=”email@example.com”>
SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient();
constructor will initializes the Host, Credentials, and Port properties for the new SmtpClient by using the settings in the application or machine configuration files, if they are available…