NLog.MailKit 5.2.0

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dotnet add package NLog.MailKit --version 5.2.0                
NuGet\Install-Package NLog.MailKit -Version 5.2.0                
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="5.2.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog.MailKit --version 5.2.0                
#r "nuget: NLog.MailKit, 5.2.0"                
#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=5.2.0

// Install NLog.MailKit as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NLog.MailKit&version=5.2.0                


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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:

  • 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 Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 was computed.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
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NLog - Advanced and Structured Logging for Various .NET Platforms
Version Downloads Last updated
5.2.0 45,843 8/30/2023
5.1.0 414 8/30/2023
5.0.0 148,513 5/22/2022
4.1.0 120,289 2/7/2022
4.0.0 37,008 11/6/2021
3.4.0 13,900 11/4/2021
3.3.0 376,333 8/27/2020
3.2.0 184,966 4/16/2020
3.1.0 230,698 8/30/2019
3.0.2 67,156 4/14/2019
3.0.1 60,038 3/14/2019
3.0.0 94,923 8/27/2018
2.2.0 99,819 3/28/2018
2.1.1 24,438 12/20/2017
2.1.0 4,808 11/22/2017
2.0.0 3,646 10/10/2017
1.1.1 10,278 8/5/2017
1.1.0 1,530 8/5/2017
1.0.0 3,109 6/3/2017

- Added support for PickupDirectoryLocation
- Added support for email headers
- Added target-alias mailkit
- Updated to NLog v5.2.2
- Updated to MailKit v3.3.0