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mail() function

by futuregold » Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:07 pm

the mail function does not work, help appreciated, the following error message is reported for the code


I am using google chrome and windows XP

thanks narasimhan
Warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\xampp\htdocs\xampp\learnnew\testmailaction.php on line 17
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Re: mail() function

by HTML.net » Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:48 pm

You need to have access to a mail server to use the mail() function. By default this is not the case in XAMPP.

If you have access to a open SMTP server you can use SSMTP. But I know nothing about setting up a local SMTP service.

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