Mail problems in 2.0.5?

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Post by Paul Diederich »

Hi, I just set up a Red Hat Linux 9 box up with everything installed. I've set up a phpBB but I'm having a problem setting up SMTP. I am only able to use SMTP by fowarding it to, othwerise the mail will never get through cox's network.

I have setup the options on the board with the appropreit settings, but everything I try to get it to send an e-mail, I get this:
Ran into problems sending Mail. Response: 502 Command is locally disabled


Line : 127
File : /var/www/html/forum/includes/smtp.php

Any idea's how I can enable SMTP?
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Post by Demah »

Hosting Company: local network computer
Server Operating System: Windows XP
PHP Version: 4.3.2
Web Server: Windows XP IIS
Mysql Version: 3.25.52
Email Server:

The error message I get when trying to register

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Failed sending email :: PHP :: 


Line : 246
File : c:\inetpub\wwwroot\includes\emailer.php
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Post by Mooncow »

I've read most of the topic... But heres my details and problems

Hosting company:
server operating system: Linux
PHP version: 4.3.2
email server application: (e.g. sendmail, qmail, postfix, etc.) - I dunno what this is


I try to send a Mass email and only I recieve the email...
THis doesn't work with mass group emails either

I also get this error when people are meant to get reply notifications or PM notifications:
SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:<>:
host []: 501 Invalid address
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Post by O »

pls pls pls may one of you great coders try to fix the lycos errors. They're the only free host (that i know of) that will host phpbb2 forums, but whenever anyone registers, emails or pms from the forum, they get error messages about mailer.php. and lets face it, users will be a bit put off if the first thing they get after registering is an error message and then they might PM admin to tell them about it, but then they get another message. this also makes phpbb2 not look very good, so pls pls pls fix it!!!
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can't connect to download

Post by jej »

Acyd Burn wrote: Ok, new files for you guys. These files should finally work.
Thanks to all of you giving feedback to us.


I can't connect to these file downloads. Has the location been changed?
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Post by Acyd Burn »

Files are taken down... phpBB 2.0.6 released (see Announcement).

It is highly recommended to update to phpBB 2.0.6.

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Post by ZoliveR »

It's a good reason to update your board for fixing the email problems ;)
Well done for the 2.0.6 ;)
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