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send email using python
def send_email(user, pwd, recipient, subject, body):
import smtplib
gmail_user = user
gmail_pwd = pwd
FROM = user
TO = recipient if type(recipient) is list else [recipient]
SUBJECT = subject
TEXT = body
# Prepare actual message
message = """From: %s\nTo: %s\nSubject: %s\n\n%s
""" % (FROM, ", ".join(TO), SUBJECT, TEXT)
try:
server = smtplib.SMTP("smtp.gmail.com", 587)
server.ehlo()
server.starttls()
server.login(gmail_user, gmail_pwd)
server.sendmail(FROM, TO, message)
server.close()
print ('successfully sent the mail')
except:
print ("couldn't send the mail")
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