troubleshooting Question

PHP.ini and SMTP

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I have been reading posts regarding the php.ini as well as emailing ...

I have listed this question in other areas as well, but the question I believe has morphed to this one ... and no one is responding to my others ...

PHP.ini ... I have read posts from the past and it they say the php.ini must be in the Windows
directory ... mine is not, never has been, and php is running fine on my Windows 2003 SBS Server with IIS 6.

I also know now that e-mail can be sent from the server by going through the process of Telnet.
I was able to send the e-mail fine ... and I received it on my workstation's client.

Is the following the issue and if so how is this added to the php.ini ?

The SMTP Server requries authentication ...  is this what is not allowing the script from the e-mail not work ...

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

This all started from creating a simple contact form in Flash to send the e-mail through the server rather than the user's client side e-mail ... I belive the form is very simple and I think it works ...
the script file for the php is listed below but I don't see anything wrong with it either ...

This is why I am back to thinking it is the php.ini ?

email.php Script:
            $mailTo = "";
            $mailSubject = "[Contact] Website Contact from - (" . $_POST['name'] . ")";
            $Header = "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n";
            $Header .= "Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1\r\n";
            $Header .= "From: " . $_POST['email'] . "\r\n";
            $output = "<BR>";
            $output .= "From    : " . $_POST['name'] . "<BR><BR>";
            $output .= "Email   : " . $_POST['email'] . "<BR><BR>";
            $output .= "Message : " . $_POST['message'] . "<BR><BR>";
            $output = nl2br($output);
            if (mail($mailTo, $mailSubject, stripslashes($output), $Header))
            echo("This script runs only in Flash!!!");

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