Downloads of v 3.1.4:


Last Update:

14 May 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • rnwood


smtp4dev tools mail dev


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3.1.4 | Updated: 14 May 2022



Downloads of v 3.1.4:


Software Author(s):

  • rnwood

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smtp4dev 3.1.4

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install smtp4dev, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade smtp4dev, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall smtp4dev, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade smtp4dev -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade smtp4dev -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install smtp4dev
    name: smtp4dev
    version: '3.1.4'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'smtp4dev' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.1.4'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller smtp4dev
    Name     = "smtp4dev"
    Version  = "3.1.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'smtp4dev':
  ensure   => '3.1.4',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator Windos on 25 May 2022.


Windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2010 compatible dummy SMTP server. Sits in the system tray and does not deliver the received messages. The received messages can be quickly viewed, saved and the source/structure inspected. Useful for testing/debugging software that generates email.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'smtp4dev'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  softwareName  = 'smtp4dev*'
  url           = $url

  checksum      = '8B3413673B53457289D9364BD1423FE04070687B85AC01FA06E01E3ED24D3956'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 

Write-Verbose "Adding Desktop-Link"
$target = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath 'Rnwood.Smtp4dev.exe'

Write-Verbose "Adding shim"
Install-BinFile `
  -Name $packageName `
  -Path $target
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'smtp4dev'

Write-Verbose "Removing shim"
Uninstall-BinFile `
  -Name $packageName

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
smtp4dev 1413 Saturday, April 24, 2021 Approved
smtp4dev 3.1.2 179 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Approved
smtp4dev 47 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Approved
smtp4dev 574 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Approved
smtp4dev 2.0.10 2527 Friday, June 1, 2018 Approved
smtp4dev 3430 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Unknown
smtp4dev 2.0.9 538 Thursday, May 31, 2012 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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