troubleshooting Question

Using SMTP to send emails out of a Linux server that does not have its own SMTP configured

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I'm developing an application in PHP for my client, and the mail() function is used frequently. However when I transfered the file to our live server (a dedicated server) the emails won't send anymore.

My server admin gave a short reply saying "It won't send because that server you're using doesn't have its own SMTP configured. Use smtp to send your emails out."

I don't know what that means, could somebody elaborate?
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