How would I determine my ISP's SMPT server ID? And do I need to edit main.cf in order to use that server?
Also, is there a way to test the script just sending an email locally? I tried sending the email to use...@localhost, but the email was still not received. On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 4:15 PM, LinuxManMikeC <linuxmanmi...@gmail.com> wrote: > The problem is you won't be trusted to deliver mail directly to most > mail servers unless you have a static IP. Even then thats no > guarantee. What you have to do is relay through your ISP's SMTP > server where you're "trusted". You should also be able to setup PHP > to use your ISP's SMTP server and never touch the SMTP service on your > local machine (if you don't feel like playing with Postfix). > > On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 3:56 PM, James Prentice <prentice....@gmail.com> > wrote: >> I'm trying to use the php mail() function to send a mail within a php >> script. This is using PHP 5.2.4 and Ubuntu Hardy Heron linux. The >> script runs fine and the return value of the mail function is TRUE, >> but the mail is never received. I'm trying to send an email to my >> gmail account via the local server on my machine, just to test if this >> script works. >> >> I installed postfix because I read in several places that people have >> had good luck with that mail program. From what I can tell, postfix is >> working. I can do: >> >> telnet localhost 25 >> Trying 127.0.0.1... >> Connected to localhost. >> Escape character is '^]'. >> 220 homemade ESMTP Postfix (Ubuntu) >> ehlo localhost >> 250-homemade >> 250-PIPELINING >> 250-SIZE 10240000 >> 250-VRFY >> 250-ETRN >> 250-STARTTLS >> 250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES >> 250-8BITMIME >> 250 DSN >> >> After the php script runs, I type 'mailq' and get the result 'mail >> queue is empty.' If I check /var/log/mail.log, this is what I see: >> >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/pickup: 2A31EA70109: uid=33 >> from=<www-data> >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/cleanup: 2A31EA70109: >> message-id=<20091022065435.2a31ea70...@homemade> >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/qmgr: 2A31EA70109: >> from=<www-d...@homemade>, size=499, nrcpt=1 (queue active) >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/error: 2A31EA70109: >> to=<x...@gmail.com>, relay=none, delay=0.04, delays=0.03/0/0/0.01, >> dsn=5.0.0, status=bounced (gmail.com) >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/cleanup: 3217DA7010A: >> message-id=<20091022065435.3217da70...@homemade> >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/qmgr: 3217DA7010A: from=<>, >> size=2095, nrcpt=1 (queue active) >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/bounce: 2A31EA70109: sender >> non-delivery notification: 3217DA7010A >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/qmgr: 2A31EA70109: removed >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/local: 3217DA7010A: >> to=<www-d...@homemade>, relay=local, delay=0.03, delays=0/0.02/0/0.01, >> dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (delivered to command: procmail -a >> "$EXTENSION") >> Oct 21 23:54:35 homemade postfix/qmgr: 3217DA7010A: removed >> >> Any ideas? I am new both to php and postfix. Thanks for any help. >> >> -- >> PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >> To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php >> >> > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php