Gary wrote: > Jonathan Tapicer wrote: >> You can use this class: >> http://www.webdigi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/smtpvalidateclassphp.txt >> >> It may not work for some SMTPs. >> >> It uses the concepts explained here: >> http://www.webdigi.co.uk/blog/2009/how-to-check-if-an-email-address-exists-without-sending-an-email/ > > Please stop top-posting. > > The above idea is sound - it will work - but uses *others'* systems to > solve *your* problem, which is rude IMO.
There is no other way. The SMTP protocol provides VRFY for exactly this purpose, but it is disabled on most servers. The closest approximation of "email address exists" is "MX will accept mail for it". -- Per Jessen, Zürich (5.4°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php