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Sets the mail sender.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionMailFrom"; curl; Value { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The from address. ""
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
"UTF8" Optional


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the mail sender.
It will be used to specify the sender address in a mail when sending an SMTP mail with libcurl.

An originator email address in SMTP lingo is specified within angle brackets (<>) which libcurl will not add for you before version 7.21.4. Failing to provide such brackets may cause the server to reject your mail.

See also MAIL_FROM option in CURL manual.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th July 2015

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