This task has been deprecated. Use the mail task instead.


Sends SMTP mail with MIME attachments. JavaMail and Java Activation Framework are required for this task.

Multiple files can be attached using FileSets.


Attribute Description Required
message The message body No, but only one of of 'message' or 'messageFile' may be specified.  If not specified, a fileset must be provided.
messageFile A filename to read and used as the message body
messageMimeType MIME type to use for 'message' or 'messageFile' when attached. No, defaults to "text/plain"
tolist Comma-separated list of To: recipients Yes, at least one of 'tolist', 'cclist', or 'bcclist' must be specified.
cclist Comma-separated list of CC: recipients  
bcclist Comma-separated list of BCC: recipients  
mailhost Host name of the mail server. No, default to "localhost"
subject Email subject line. No
from Email address of sender. Yes
failonerror Stop the build process if an error occurs sending the e-mail. No, default to "true"


Send a single HTML file as the body of a message

    <mimemail messageMimeType="text/html" messageFile="overview-summary.html"
        tolist="you" subject="JUnit Test Results: ${TODAY}" from="me"/>

Sends all files in a directory as attachments

    <mimemail message="See attached files" tolist="you" subject="Attachments" from="me">
        <fileset dir=".">
            <include name="dist/*.*"/>