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Aben's avatar
Occasional Visitor
11 months ago

How do generate real emails

Hi guys please how can I generate real emails

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  • rashichouhan's avatar
    Occasional Contributor


    SmartBear offers a range of software testing tools, one of which is TestComplete. However, if you're looking to generate real emails for testing purposes, you might be referring to using test mail servers or services that can integrate with your tests.


    If you're using SmartBear tools, here's a high-level approach-


    1. Setup a Mail Server


    2. Integrate with SmartBear Tools


    • For tools like TestComplete, you'll write scripts that perform actions on your application that trigger email sends (like user registration, password resets, etc.).
    • When your application sends an email, it'll be caught by the mail server you've set up.


    3. Verification: Using the APIs or interfaces of your chosen mail server, you can then retrieve these emails and verify their content, ensuring they contain the right information, links, etc.


    Always refer to SmartBear's official documentation or community forums for specifics about integrating with third-party services.



  • stevediaz's avatar
    New Contributor

    To obtain real email addresses:

    1. Implement a user sign-up process.
    2. Verify email addresses for authenticity.
    3. Respect user privacy and data protection laws.
    4. Use email service providers for sending emails.
    5. Consider third-party authentication services.
    6. Always obtain user consent.
    7. Ensure robust data security practices.