?
Solved

phpMailer in hostmonster doesn´t connect...What fails?

Posted on 2009-05-07
5
Medium Priority
?
1,843 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
Hi Experts!

I waste to many time trying to resolve a problem with my phpMailer configuration. I ´ve a hostmonster hosting and in forums I ´ve seen that is OK sending email, but, to me is n´t.

The configuration that I added is:
$mail->Host      = "mail.website.com";
	$mail->Mailer    = "smtp";
	$mail->Port      = 26;                   //25 isnot
	$mail->SMTPAuth  = true;
	$mail->Username   = "info@website.com"; 		// SMTP account username
	$mail->Password   = "XXXXXXX";        			// SMTP account password

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:javiermorquecho
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ycTIN
ID: 24333935
please see the correct example here:
http://phpmailer.codeworxtech.com/index.php?pg=examples

following code is send demo mail via SMTP Server

<?php
require_once('../class.phpmailer.php');
//include("class.smtp.php"); // optional, gets called from within class.phpmailer.php if not already loaded
 
$mail             = new PHPMailer();
 
$body             = "Hello";
 
$mail->IsSMTP(); // telling the class to use SMTP
$mail->Host       = "mail.yourdomain.com"; // SMTP server
$mail->SMTPDebug  = 2;                     // enables SMTP debug information (for testing)
                                           // 1 = errors and messages
                                           // 2 = messages only
$mail->SMTPAuth   = true;                  // enable SMTP authentication
$mail->Host       = "mail.yourdomain.com"; // sets the SMTP server
$mail->Port       = 26;                    // set the SMTP port for the GMAIL server
$mail->Username   = "yourname@yourdomain"; // SMTP account username
$mail->Password   = "yourpassword";        // SMTP account password
 
$mail->SetFrom('name@yourdomain.com', 'First Last');
 
$mail->AddReplyTo("name@yourdomain.com","First Last");
 
$mail->Subject    = "PHPMailer Test Subject via smtp, basic with authentication";
 
$mail->AltBody    = "To view the message, please use an HTML compatible email viewer!"; // optional, comment out and test
 
$mail->MsgHTML($body);
 
$address = "whoto@otherdomain.com";
$mail->AddAddress($address, "John Doe");
 
 
if(!$mail->Send()) {
  echo "Mailer Error: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;
} else {
  echo "Message sent!";
}
?>

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:javiermorquecho
ID: 24337362
Hi ycTIN!

I will try!

Thnx
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
nplib earned 2000 total points
ID: 24338542
some hosting servers don't allow through smtp.

I use midphase hosting solution and I have to use
$mail->Mailer    = "mail";

remove

$mail->Port      = 26;                   //25 isnot
        $mail->SMTPAuth  = true;
        $mail->Username   = "info@website.com";                 // SMTP account username
        $mail->Password   = "XXXXXXX";                          // SMTP account password
from your script
0
 

Author Comment

by:javiermorquecho
ID: 24341195
Hi plib!

I will try it!

Thnx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:javiermorquecho
ID: 31579331
Thnx nplib, you´re right!!!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Want to know how to use Exchange Server Eseutil command? Go through this article as it gives you the know-how.
It’s a season to be thankful, and we’re thankful for users like you who engage on site, solve technology problems, and network with others in the industry. What tech are we most thankful for? Keep reading.
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
Suggested Courses

589 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question