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nassau
2005-11-26, 15:33
i'm building a mail sender in php. my local mail server in OSX used to send mails but for some reson it recently stopped doing so. the same code will send mails from my online server but not from my local machine.

what can i do to remedy this? how to i find the settings for the mail server in OSX.

thank you




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i'm on OSX 10.3.9

pmazer
2005-11-26, 18:02
What mail server are you using?

nassau
2005-11-26, 18:12
i don't even know. all i know is i enable PHP in my OSX. i guess i use whatever mail server is in there by default.

i haven't knowingly installed a mailserver myself.

pmazer
2005-11-26, 18:28
I don't think OS X comes with a mail server (though I could be wrong) and I believe PHP needs one in order to send. I think what you thought was working before wasn't really working or wasn't working the way you thought.

EDIT - I'm wrong, it seems that OS X (Tiger at least) comes with sendmail. Before it stopped working, did you edit php.ini?

Gargoyle
2005-11-27, 06:36
OSX has Postfix installed by default. Has your ISP started blocking direct connections on port 25 to any server other than their own?

nassau
2005-11-28, 01:15
the only time i edited php.ini was the first time. i haven't changed it since. and sending mail used to work perfectly - pmazer, i could send mail and they were delivered.

garoyle
my ISP has changed a few times recently. that could be it...