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Java EE 6 example source code file (SendMailServlet.java)

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The Java EE 6 SendMailServlet.java source code

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package samples.connectors.mailconnector.servlet;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.PrintWriter;
import javax.mail.Message;
import javax.mail.Session;
import javax.mail.Transport;
import javax.mail.internet.InternetAddress;
import javax.mail.internet.MimeMessage;
import javax.naming.Context;
import javax.naming.InitialContext;
import javax.servlet.RequestDispatcher;
import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpSession;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

 * Example servlet that sends a mail message via a JNDI resource.
 * @author Craig McClanahan

public class SendMailServlet extends HttpServlet {

    public void doPost(HttpServletRequest request,
                       HttpServletResponse response)
        throws IOException, ServletException

        // Acquire request parameters we need
        String from = request.getParameter("mailfrom");
        String to = request.getParameter("mailto");
        String subject = request.getParameter("mailsubject");
        String content = request.getParameter("mailcontent");
        if ((from == null) || (to == null) ||
            (subject == null) || (content == null)) {
            RequestDispatcher rd =
            rd.forward(request, response);

	// Save these values in the session object (would be used as default 
	//  values by JSP page)
	HttpSession httpSession = request.getSession();
	httpSession.setAttribute("mailfrom", from);
	httpSession.setAttribute("mailto", to);
	httpSession.setAttribute("mailsubject", subject);

        // Prepare the beginning of our response
        PrintWriter writer = response.getWriter();
        writer.println("<title>GlassFish v3 : " +
                       "Connector 1.6 Examples: Sending Results</title>");
        writer.println("<body bgcolor=\"white\">");

        try {

            // Acquire our JavaMail session object
	    Context initial = new InitialContext();
            Session session = 
              (Session) initial.lookup("java:comp/env/TheMailSession");

            // Prepare our mail message
            Message message = new MimeMessage(session);
            message.setFrom(new InternetAddress(from));
            InternetAddress dests[] = new InternetAddress[]
                { new InternetAddress(to) };
            message.setRecipients(Message.RecipientType.TO, dests);
            message.setContent(content, "text/plain");

            // Send our mail message

            // Report success
            writer.println("<strong>Message successfully sent!");

        } catch (Throwable t) {

            writer.println("<font color=\"red\">");
            writer.println("ENCOUNTERED EXCEPTION:  " + t);


        // Prepare the ending of our response
"); writer.println("<a href=\"sendmail.jsp\">Create a new message
"); writer.println("<a href=\"index.html\">Return to main page
"); writer.println("</body>"); writer.println("</html>"); } }

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