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.NET Standard 2.0
Install-Package NLog.MailKit -Version 5.0.0
dotnet add package NLog.MailKit --version 5.0.0
<PackageReference Include="NLog.MailKit" Version="5.0.0" />
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paket add NLog.MailKit --version 5.0.0
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#r "nuget: NLog.MailKit, 5.0.0"
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// 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
.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
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Version Downloads Last updated
5.0.0 1,555 5/22/2022
4.1.0 10,379 2/7/2022
4.0.0 14,547 11/6/2021
3.4.0 1,323 11/4/2021
3.3.0 183,252 8/27/2020
3.2.0 94,457 4/16/2020
3.1.0 177,511 8/30/2019
3.0.2 55,650 4/14/2019
3.0.1 31,685 3/14/2019
3.0.0 76,571 8/27/2018
2.2.0 73,255 3/28/2018
2.1.1 19,085 12/20/2017
2.1.0 3,799 11/22/2017
2.0.0 2,712 10/10/2017
1.1.1 9,265 8/5/2017
1.1.0 835 8/5/2017
1.0.0 2,374 6/3/2017

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