On 21 April 2010 21:58, Alice Wei <aj...@alumni.iu.edu> wrote: >> From: peter.e.l...@gmail.com >> Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 21:51:31 +0200 >> Subject: Re: [PHP] Mail Function Using PEAR Issues >> To: aj...@alumni.iu.edu >> CC: a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk; firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> On 21 April 2010 18:44, Alice Wei <aj...@alumni.iu.edu> wrote: >> > I have mentioned several posts earlier that I have done nothing about my >> > php.ini file. From what you said, since I use U-Verse, am I supposed to >> > do >> > something as described here: >> > http://helpme.att.net/pdf/uverse/uverse_hsi_qsg_english.pdf >> > >> > >> > >> > I thought with PEAR, you don't need to do that anymore. Or, am I wrong? >> > >> >> Read the PEAR documentation: >> http://pear.php.net/manual/en/package.mail.mail.factory.php >> You can use other backends than just 'mail' - try using the smtp and >> fill in your smtp settings as needed. >> >> Regards >> Peter >> > I saw something like that on > http://email.about.com/od/emailprogrammingtips/qt/PHP_Email_SMTP_Authentication.htm, > and this is probably what you are talking about? > > $smtp = Mail::factory('smtp', > array ('host' => $host, > 'auth' => true, > 'username' => $username, > 'password' => $password)); > > Do I still need to install a mail server? I have Evolution Mail on my Linux > box, and looks like that is a client and not a server. > Or, can I use any of the mail smtp setup, like Google? Or, do use some > authentication information from > http://helpme.att.net/pdf/uverse/uverse_hsi_qsg_english.pdf, since I use > U-Verse at home?
Yes, the example you provide is the right direction - you can put in the smtp details you use to connect from Evolution to GMail, you don't need to setup a separate smtp server on your system. Regards Peter -- <hype> WWW: http://plphp.dk / http://plind.dk LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/plind Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fake51 BeWelcome: Fake51 Couchsurfing: Fake51 </hype> -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php