NLog.MailKit 5.0.0

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.NET Standard 2.0
dotnet add package NLog.MailKit --version 5.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package NLog.MailKit -Version 5.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="NLog.MailKit" Version="5.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog.MailKit --version 5.0.0
#r "nuget: NLog.MailKit, 5.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install NLog.MailKit as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NLog.MailKit&version=5.0.0

// Install NLog.MailKit as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NLog.MailKit&version=5.0.0


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Alternative Mail target for NLog using MailKit. Compatible with .NET standard 2+

Including this package will replace the original mail target and has the same options as the original mail target, see docs of the original mailTarget

Currently not implemented:

  • PickupDirectory
  • NTLM auth

This library is integration tested with the SmtpServer NuGet package

How to use

  1. Install the package:

    Install-Package NLog.MailKit or in your csproj:

    <PackageReference Include="NLog.MailKit" Version="5.*" />
  2. Add to your nlog.config:

        <add assembly="NLog.MailKit"/>

Use the target "mail" and config options can be found here:

Use skipCertificateValidation="true" for prevent AuthenticationException if your remote certificate for smtpServer is invalid - not recommend!


BSD. License of MailKit is MIT

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net7.0 net7.0-android net7.0-ios net7.0-maccatalyst net7.0-macos net7.0-tvos net7.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48 net481
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
Compatible target framework(s)
Additional computed target framework(s)
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NLog - Advanced and Structured Logging for Various .NET Platforms
Version Downloads Last updated
5.0.0 33,929 5/22/2022
4.1.0 69,142 2/7/2022
4.0.0 23,776 11/6/2021
3.4.0 4,179 11/4/2021
3.3.0 282,876 8/27/2020
3.2.0 126,757 4/16/2020
3.1.0 199,417 8/30/2019
3.0.2 59,456 4/14/2019
3.0.1 42,084 3/14/2019
3.0.0 86,244 8/27/2018
2.2.0 89,364 3/28/2018
2.1.1 20,917 12/20/2017
2.1.0 4,186 11/22/2017
2.0.0 3,021 10/10/2017
1.1.1 9,468 8/5/2017
1.1.0 940 8/5/2017
1.0.0 2,513 6/3/2017

- NLog 5 compatible
- All properties are now layoutable. See 'NLog Layout for everything' on
- Updated MailKit