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Validate Email [message #184155] Tue, 25 July 2006 09:54 Go to next message
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Registered: July 2006
Hi Friends,

I need to validate the entered email is valid or not.

Re: Validate Email [message #184158 is a reply to message #184155] Tue, 25 July 2006 10:04 Go to previous message
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All you need is a complete list of all the email addresses that exist, and away you go.

I had one, but I think I misplaced it. Cool

Seriously, how do you intend to do this?
You can check that the general format is correct, (leading section containing no unusal characters, followed by an '@', followed by a trailing ection containing no unusual chrs) but I can't see how you can hope to get further than that,

You can try sending an email and waiting an arbirtary amount of timeto see if you get a failure message, but the failure message won't be readable from the DB.
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