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Mail with CDONTS

by jgamble (Pilgrim)
on Dec 02, 2001 at 07:39 UTC ( #128958=snippet: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Description: This is similar to the code in the Mail with Outlook snippet, but it uses the CDONTS library instead. CDONTS is supposed to be safer (from a physical access point of view, it is; from an internal software point of view, i'll leave that to others), but it only started becoming available with Windows 2000 and NT servers.
sub cdonts_mailer
{
  my(%mail_props) = @_;

  unless (exists $mail_props{'to'} and defined $mail_props{'to'})
  {
    carp "No Addressee to send mail to.\n";
    return 0;
  }

  #
  # Create the mail object.
  #
  my $cdonts = new Win32::OLE('CDONTS.NewMail');
  return 0 unless ($cdonts);

  #
  # Set the properties.
  #
  $cdonts->{'Subject'} = $mail_props{'subject'} || '[No Subject]';
  $cdonts->{'To'} = join(";", split(/[ ,;]+/, $mail_props{'to'}));
  $cdonts->{'Body'} = $mail_props{'body'} || "\r\n";
  $cdonts->{'From'} = $mail_props{'from'};
  $cdonts->{'Cc'} = $mail_props{'cc'};
  $cdonts->{'Bcc'} = $mail_props{'bcc'};
  $cdonts->{'Importance'} = (exists $mail_props{'importance'})?
        $mail_props{'importance'}:
        1;  # 2=high, 1=normal, 0=low
  $cdonts->{'BodyFormat'} = (exists $mail_props{'bodyformat'})?
        $mail_props{'bodyformat'}:
        1;  # 0=html; 1=plaintext
  $cdonts->{'MailFormat'} = (exists $mail_props{'mailformat'})?
        $mail_props{'mailformat'}:
        1;  # 0=Mime; 1=plaintext

  #
  # If there are any files to attach, check to see if
  # it's appropriate to do so before attaching.
  #
  foreach my $attach_file (@{ $mail_props{'attachments'} })
  {
    if ($attach_file and -f $attach_file)
    {
      $cdonts->AttachFile($attach_file);
    }
    else
    {
      carp "Failed to attach '$attach_file' to this message.\n";
    }
  }

  #
  # Send it off.
  #
  return 1 if ($cdonts->Send());

  carp "Error: '$!'";
  return 0;
}
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