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Some SMTP servers limit the number of messages sent per time interval. Please use the option "Processing with a time delay" in the "Sending Options" of step "1.Sender" and reduce the number of mail messages sent per time interval. The optimal settings for this options can only determined by experience and will differ for every provider.The second reason for this error may be an installed antivirus or application firewall which cuts the connection.Turn off any antivirus or firewall to see if this may be the problem.
This depends on the bounced mail. If you sendus such a bounced mail intact as attachment we can have a closer look.
In the toolbar of"Content" you can find a button named "Open" which can open/import HTML-files to use them as boy of the mail.
Error#10053 means "A connection abort was caused internal to your host machine. The software caused a connection abort because there is no space on the socket 's queue and the socket cannot receive further connections." The SMTP server closed the connection.Some providers have a limit for sending mails within a certain time span. Some onlypermit 50 mails per hour,others onlypermit 500 mails within 24 hours/a day.
Please make sure that your provider does not have such a limit. It looks like there is a limit of 500 mails per day. Also check if you have an anti-virus software a firewall/internet security installed which may have a similar limit.
Some SMTP servers limit the number of messages sent per time interval. Please use the option "Processing with a time delay" in the "Sending Options" of "Profile" and reduce the number of emailssent per time interval. The optimal settings for this options can only bedetermined by experience and will differ for every provider.
AOL scans all mail sent via port 25. Use port 587 (message submission port) instead, to avoid this problem. Open the "SMTP server options" dialog in step "Profile" and set the port of your SMTP server to 587.
There is no possibility for performing this kind of rule application in SmartSerialMail yet. But there is another way to achieve the desired result:
- Open the Excel spreadsheet in Excel
- Chooseunder menu "Edit" the "Replace" function, and replace malewith Dear Mr. John Doe, etc
- Store yourlist under a different name (if you want to keep the original list
- Start SmartSerialMail
- Right-clickon the list of recipients and choose "Add a new column
- Name this column, e.g. "Salutation
- Import your new list
- Insert the tags %Salutatuion% %First_name% %Last_name% in the proper spaces of your mail
There is no problem sendingEML files with SmartSerialMail.Simply click in step "Content" on the "Open" button rightmost of the toolbar and choose the desired file for import into the editor.
Yes, it is possible. Just right-click on the list of recipients and choose "Add new column" from the context menu. Now, you can use your newly added placeholder in"Content", whenever you click on "Insert field". Even more comfortable and more flexible is the use of templates. Please refer to the online help for more details.
Of course, it is possible. Just click in step "Content" in the "Attachment" area on "Add file " and choose the file(s) to attach.
How long transmission will take depends on several factors, amongst others :
- The speed and load of your PC
- The speed and load of your internet connection (esp. the upstream rate of your connection
- The speed and load of the accepting email server (as well as potentiallimitations set by your service provider, e.g. 10 messages per connection)
- The total size of the message, including all images and attachments
- Firewalls, anti-virus scanner and other proxies reading/filtering the data transfer.
Although this errormessage could appear under many conditions, most of the time -in the described scenario- it simply means, that your provider limits the amount of emails you can send via this server in a certain period of time. E.g. you may send only 20mails every 20 minutes. Please ask your provider about the details of these limitations.