Sending Email With an Attachment

This code demonstrates how to send an email in VB.NET with an attachment. It currently attaches the file "C:\myattachment.zip" - in order to work, this file must obviously exist!

Dim oMsg As System.Web.Mail.MailMessage = New System.Web.Mail.MailMessage()

oMsg.From = "noone@nobody.com"
oMsg.To = "someone@somewhere.com"
oMsg.Subject = "Email with Attachment Demo"
oMsg.Body = "This is the main body of the email"
Dim oAttch As MailAttachment = New MailAttachment("C:\myattachment.zip")
oMsg.Attachments.Add(oAttch)
SmtpMail.Send(oMsg)

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