How to configure mail facility on joomla website
Posted on 2010-08-16
I have read quite a number of posts on this site regarding use of PHP Mail function,sendmail and so on but all configurations i have tried seem to be failing me.Here is the configuration;
Mailer: PHP Mail Function
Mail from: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Name: myname
Sendmail Path: /usr/sbin/sendmail
SMTP Authentication: Yes
SMTP Username: email@example.com
SMTP Password: mypassword
SMTP Host: mail.mydomain.com
I have also tried the other options;Sendmail and SMTP Server and in all of them,i dont experience error messages.
I run this webserver on Redhat Linux Enterprise AS.The version of joomla is 1.5.10.
I have installed kunena forum and i want users to be able to recieve emails once they register on the site.I also want people who come to the site and want to use the contact us form to also recieve emails once they have filled in the form.
With the above configurations,i dont see any error messages when i try to fill in the contact us form.The message saying Thank you for the e-mail comes up but no mail is being sent to both my yahoo account am using to test aswell as to myself copy.
Can anyone who understands this please take me through the configurations to make this work.