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What's wrong with this email script?

Bruce Gust
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This code works fine on my server, but when I take it over to my client's server, while there are no errors, no email is delivered. What am I missing?

<?php
$from_email="bruce@brucegust.com";
$to = "bruce@brucegust.com";
$subject = "test";
$headers = "MIME-Version: 1.0" . "\r\n";
$headers .= "Content-type:text/html;charset=iso-8859-1" . "\r\n";
$headers .= "From:";
$headers .= $from_email;
$headers .=  "\r\n";
$message = "awesome";
mail($to, $subject , $message, $headers);

echo "done";
?>
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I tried the "if" statement above and I got, "error." Since the code works on other servers, what does that mean? Is it that php.ini file dynamic that has to be considered now?
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"phpinfo()" will tell you what is set for your SMTP connection.  Save this and run it on that server to see what it says.  What kind of web server is it?  Apache?  IIS? nginx?  And what hosting company?

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As it turned out, the server wasn't set up to deliver email. Once I was able to determine that conclusively, thanks to your input, we got it taken care of.

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