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Net::SMTP::SSL - SSL support for Net::SMTP


  use Net::SMTP::SSL;
  my $smtps = Net::SMTP::SSL->new("", Port => 465);


Hey! Read this!

Since Net::SMTP v1.28 (2014-10-08), Net::SMTP itself has support for SMTP over SSL, and also for STARTTLS. Use Net::SMTP, not Net::SMTP::SSL.


Implements the same API as Net::SMTP, but uses IO::Socket::SSL for its network operations. Due to the nature of Net::SMTP's new method, it is not overridden to make use of a default port for the SMTPS service. Perhaps future versions will be smart like that. Port 465 is usually what you want, and it's not a pain to specify that.

For interface documentation, please see Net::SMTP.


Net::SMTP, IO::Socket::SSL, perl.


Casey West, <>.


  Copyright (c) 2004 Casey West.  All rights reserved.
  This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
  under the same terms as Perl itself.