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Joe-Montana 2nd November 2005 19:23

Formmailer apache server
 
Hey All

Running Mandrake 10.2 LE with apache
and need some help here, im trying to make a simple php form mailer.

#########Form Mailer####################

<?


$message ="navn=$name $tlf $mail $bem";


mail( "info@noname.dk", "Mail Fra Support Question",
$message, "From: $email" );
header( "Location: http://www.noname.dk/files/thanks.php" ,main );
?>

##################################
Note" tryed to put this in my formmailer ini_set("SMTP","smtp.mail.dk");"

The thing is, that i think i have to set something up on my Box/apache server, so i wil be able to send.

Ive looked at the php.ini, file to se if there is any thing there.

Dont know if this is right

######## PHP.INI ####################

[mail function]
; For Win32 only.
SMTP =

; For Win32 only.
sendmail_from =

; For Unix only. You may supply arguments as well (default: "sendmail -t -i").
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i

####################################

If i run the thing on my webhotel at the ISP server all works fine

I know, when i just want to sendt mail from i normal mail client like Thunderbird, i just provide it with my isp gateway "smtp.mail.dk and the af password.

So how do i get my box to send mail direct from my website

Any one????

Thanks in advance

Joe Montana

falko 3rd November 2005 02:43

If you're trying to send from the same host where the mail server is on, you don't need a username and password. You can simply use PHP's mail() function.

Joe-Montana 3rd November 2005 21:43

Quote:

Originally Posted by falko
If you're trying to send from the same host where the mail server is on, you don't need a username and password. You can simply use PHP's mail() function.

Thanks, all is working fine now, Falko you are the best.

falko 3rd November 2005 23:13

Quote:

Originally Posted by Joe-Montana
Thanks, all is working fine now, Falko you are the best.

Good to hear that! :D


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