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From Nilesh Govindarajan <li...@itech7.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to make the code of PHP[mail()] work?
Date Sat, 27 Mar 2010 02:20:46 GMT
On 03/27/2010 07:46 AM, Lee David wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam:
>
> Good day. I am the beginner for PHP With MySQL.
>
> I would like to learn PHP With MySQL as my hobby.
>
> I am trying the code of:
>
> mail($to, $subject, $msg, 'From:' . $email);
>
> But the code of mail() is not functioning.
>
> If anybody is kind enough, please provide some guidances for me to
> implement a
> proper setting.
>
> For your info, i am using window XP home edition, Apache server 2.0, PHP
> 5.0 & MYSQL 5.1 as my local testing server.
>
> As per your advices, i have allow internet users to use the service of
> SMTP in windows firewall.
>
>  From the review server error log, i be able to observe Warning as below:
>
> [Sat Mar 13 13:58:17 2010] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Warning:
> mail() [<a href='function.mail'>function.mail</a>]: Failed to connect to
> mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port"
> setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\\Program Files\\Apache
> Group\\Apache2\\test\\report.php on line 30, referer:
> http://localhost/report_Temp.html
>
> If possible, could show me how configure the php.ini and any relevant
> setting:
>
> In my php.ini, i be able to see:
>
> [mail function]
> ; For Win32 only.
> SMTP = localhost
> smtp_port = 25
>
> 2 weeks ago
>
> ; For Win32 only.
> ;sendmail_from = me@example.com
>
> ; For Unix only. You may supply arguments as well (default: "sendmail -t
> -i").
> ;sendmail_path =
>
> ; Force the addition of the specified parameters to be passed as extra
> parameters
> ; to the sendmail binary. These parameters will always replace the value of
> ; the 5th parameter to mail(), even in safe mode.
> ;mail.force_extra_parameters =
>
>
> Thanks.
>
> Warm Regards,
> David Lee
>
>

If you wish to learn PHP, read the PHP manual at www.php.net
This is not the place for discussion of PHP, except for its setup, etc.
I will give you hint that you need an SMTP server at localhost. For more 
info, ask on PHP Mailing Lists.

-- 
Nilesh Govindarajan
Site & Server Administrator
www.itech7.com

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