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Re: kmail and multiple smtp profiles



On Monday 17 May 2004 23:41, Tobias Kraus wrote:
> Am Montag, 17. Mai 2004 17:44 schrieb Kevin Krammer:
> > On Monday 17 May 2004 12:59, Tobias Kraus wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > in kmail, I have to use different smtp profiles depending on the
> > > network I'm connected to. Is it possible that kmail automatically
> > > tries to use the secondary smtp-server if the primary isn't
> > > available? If the current primary server is not accessible (due
> > > to firewall settings) I have to define the secondary as primary
> > > server manually.
> >
> > You can generate the value for a KDE application's config entry
> > with an application.
> > http://www.kde.org/areas/sysadmin/config_file.php#shell_expansion
>
> Hi Kevin,
> it didn't work, as the order of the smtp-server are coded in the
> headers of the configuration entries ([Transport 1] and [Transport
> 2]) Only the [Transport 1] setting is used for sending emails. To use
> the [Transport 2], you have to change the order in the settings
> dialog box - and it seems that it is not possible to use the output
> of a program to change the name of the group header. <sorry for my
> bad english - I hope everyone understand what I mean>

My suggestion would not switch the transport, but alter the transport 
configuration itself.

So the active transport would always be the same, but point to a different 
SMTP server.

Cheers,
Kevin

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