cfmail tag to send email messages using
an Internet standard known as Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP).
In order for ColdFusion to send email, an SMTP server must be
specified in the ColdFusion Administrator under the Mail option. If
you don’t have access to the ColdFusion
cfmail tag provides an optional
server, where you can provide a
hostname or IP address to your SMTP server. The following example
shows how to use the
cfmail tag to send a simple
email message. The example assumes that you are using the SMTP server
specified in the ColdFusion Administrator.
<cfmail to="email@example.com" from="firstname.lastname@example.org" cc="email@example.com" bcc="firstname.lastname@example.org" replyto="email@example.com" failto="firstname.lastname@example.org" subject="ColdFusion can send email!" mailerid="My Email Engine" server="mail.example.com,mail2.example.com" username="pmoney" password="cat" spoolenable="Yes" timeout="900" charset="UTF-8" wraptext="72"> I just wanted to let you know that ColdFusion MX is now sending email! Isn't this the greatest thing? -Webmaster </cfmail>
first attribute in the
cfmail tag is
to, which you use to specify the addressee of the
to attribute is required and can accept
a single email address or a comma-separated list of email addresses.
In ColdFusion MX, email addresses must not contain spaces. If an
email address containing a space is encountered, the
cfmail tag throws an exception. ...