If that is an accurate quote, the server name is wrong.
It should be smtp.cogeco.ca , not smpt.cogeco.ca.
For me, it helps to think of SMTP as the abbreviation for Simple Mail
Transport Protocol, but that is probably a geek thing. ;-)
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
"davidjchuang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Gary, I've added more infos to my original post, please read again.
> Anyway, here is the relevent error message ( according to my internet
> provider) : ----
> " The host ' smpt.cogeco.ca' could not be found. ---- socket error :
> 11001, Error Number : 0x800cccod "
> According to cogeco, the last number 0x800cccod means someone is
> blocking out-going e-mail. What's your prognosis ?
> Dave, it's from my gmail website.
> Thank you both.