We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Using PHP and PEAR Mail for Bounce-Catching

EMB01
EMB01 asked
on
976 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I have a PHP script that runs when emails are sent to bounce@... I've read many solutions on EE and articles on the web, but what's the best way to handle bounces with PHP and PEAR mail? I've read that return-path isn't an SMTP standard... what should I do?
Comment
Watch Question

Commented:
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
Okay, that looks promising. How can I pass a user variable such as and ID through an email. I've read you can create a catch-all address so I could do:
$bounce = $id . "-bounce@...";

However, I'm on Plesk so I don't think I can create a catch-all... Are there any other ways to return an ID variable to my bounce script.
Commented:
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
Thanks for your help. I'm now developing this...

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.