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#1 Jerre

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Posted 28 September 2006 - 07:57 AM

Hi,
when i try to send a mail with a php mail script i get following error:

Warning: mail() [function.mail]: SMTP server response: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for jerre@digitalplaces.net in c:\phpdev\www\euhostingsolutions\hosting\processors\contact.php on line 34

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at c:\phpdev\www\euhostingsolutions\hosting\processors\contact.php:34) in c:\phpdev\www\euhostingsolutions\hosting\processors\contact.php on line 35

Please help

Jerre

#2 R_P

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Posted 01 October 2006 - 10:06 PM

Is PHP setup on your own server or is it a hosted account? In order for PHP mail() to work, you either have to have a seperate SMTP server installed on your machine or specify an address in PHP.ini. The function doesn't work on its own. If this is the case try: www.mailenable.com. A free mail server that comes with an SMTP relay.

Make sure if you do this that the mail is accepting connections for localhost ONLY. Otherwise you'll be targetted by spammers and get blacklisted.

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