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Golang send mail without authentication using localhost sendmail or postfix

This is an alternative to native SendMail() function that requires authentication in Golang. The function is part of Go Helpers library available on github.

//ex: SendMail("127.0.0.1:25", (&mail.Address{"from name", "f[email protected]"}).String(), "Email Subject", "message body", []string{(&mail.Address{"to name", "[email protected]"}).String()})
func SendMail(addr, from, subject, body string, to []string) error {
	r := strings.NewReplacer("\r\n", "", "\r", "", "\n", "", "%0a", "", "%0d", "")

	c, err := smtp.Dial(addr)
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	defer c.Close()
	if err = c.Mail(r.Replace(from)); err != nil {
		return err
	}
	for i := range to {
		to[i] = r.Replace(to[i])
		if err = c.Rcpt(to[i]); err != nil {
			return err
		}
	}

	w, err := c.Data()
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}

	msg := "To: " + strings.Join(to, ",") + "\r\n" +
		"From: " + from + "\r\n" +
		"Subject: " + subject + "\r\n" +
		"Content-Type: text/html; charset=\"UTF-8\"\r\n" +
		"Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64\r\n" +
		"\r\n" + base64.StdEncoding.EncodeToString([]byte(body))

	_, err = w.Write([]byte(msg))
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	err = w.Close()
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	return c.Quit()
}

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