php mail from localhost

Posted on 2006-07-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-13

i want to send mail from my localhost in php,i try to using my outlookexpress smtp and email parameters but it gives
warning like this
Warning: mail() [function.mail]: SMTP server response: 553 Sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts. in D:\wamp\www\mail.php on line 9

It's possible to send mail from localhost ,then what are the changes php. ini settings for  sending mail

Question by:gstalin
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Pravin Asar earned 50 total points
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Do you have SMTP defined in php.ini ???

[mail function]
; For Win32 only.
smtp_port = 25

also look at

; For Win32 only.
;sendmail_from =

Expert Comment

ID: 17194142
To send email from localhost, you first need to set up a smtp server.
There is a smtp server built in IIS, you just need to configure it and modify php.ini.

Just to warn, some internet providers don't allow users to send on smtp port from localhost, to prevent spammers action...

Expert Comment

ID: 17194151
Also, there are lots of programs to send email from localhost, just seach google..
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by:Pravin Asar
ID: 17197647

Have you resolved the problem ?


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