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#1 witham

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 06:40 PM

Could anybody please tell me how you activate smtp within the xampp for windows?

#2 tomfmason

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 05:24 AM

do you mean setting up mecury mail or sending mail via php.

If you mean sending mail via php then use the piece of code.
$knowsender = "you@yourdomain.com";//must be a username known to the mail server
if ($ccaddress=="" || $ccaddress==" ") {
	$header="From: $knownsender";
	
}else{
	$header .="From: $knownsender\r\n";
	$header .=" Cc: $ccaddress";
}
// $header.="Bcc: $bcaddress";

if (mail($mailtos, $subject, $message, $header)) {
	echo "success";
	include("contact.php");
}else{
	echo "Your error";
	include("contact.php");	
}
?>
If you have configured the server right then you shouldn't have to change anything in the php.ini or httpd.conf. Just use this piece of code instead of the standard x-mailer format.

There is one draw back to this. You cannot send the mail with any additional headers(html mail). It will only work for text

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