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An extension of standard smtplib, which supports proxy tunneling

Project Description

An extension of standard smtplib, which supports proxy tunneling.

Package works on Python 2.7+ and Python 3.5+.

Using PySocks.


You can install xsmtplib from PyPI by running:

pip install xsmtplib

Or you can just download tarball / clone the repository and run:

python install

Alternatively, include just in your project.


xsmtplib extends standard python smtplib, so it can be used instead without any compatibility issues.

Connection to SMTP server via proxy can be done during instance initialization:

from xsmtplib import SMTP

server = SMTP(host="", proxy_host="")
server.sendmail("", "", "I have an issue. Please help!")

Alternatively, you can connect to SMTP server manually when you need to:

from xsmtplib import SMTP

server = SMTP(timeout=30)
server.connect_proxy(proxy_host="", host="")
server.sendmail("", "", "I have an issue. Please help!")

Known issues

SMTPS (SSL SMTP) and LMTP connections via proxy are not supported yet.


See LICENSE file for more details.

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