Changed hostname in server wordpress

Posted on 2012-08-13
Last Modified: 2012-09-28
After I changed the hostname in my server worpress contact 7 form fails to send email... any ideas why?
Question by:robrodp
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    Accepted Solution

    What OS are you running?  

    What mail server are you using?  Are you using the mail php function?

    My first guess would be something with DNS.  Since you changed the hostname did you change your DNS records (forward and reverse) to reflect the new name?

    Author Comment

    All is ok. I can send email with different clients. I changed the hostname from to all mail from outlook or my webmail it is receivied fom but with contavt form 7 in WP it shows as sent from

    Author Closing Comment

    Thx the DNS was the issue

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