troubleshooting Question

php mail() function, mail getting lost on one network and not others

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Simplified Version:
I am sending mail using the PHPmailer class. I can get the mail at personal and other email addresses, but I cannot retrieve at my work network email. Most likely firewall blocking or spam filtering. What is wrong?

Detailed Version:
Our work network uses a firewall and advanced spam filtering. I cannot access them directly to get more information. I would have to talk to IT department and take a long time. Hopefully someone has a solution that I can try without more information about the configurations...

I am using PHPmailer class to compose email and send to an email address on our network. The email is coming from our web server outside the network. The class is working because I can get the emails in my yahoo account etc...

My question is... How do I debug this issue? Is there anything I can do to avoid spam filters and try that? the script is set to use the php mail() function to send the mail and not an SMTP client. Although I believe the mail() function opens and closes an SMTP socket for each email. anyways, hope someone can shed light.


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