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Using PHP mail function with locked-down SMTP server

I host my own Exchange server and had accepted the restriction that I couldn’t use the PHP mail() function thinking it was an incompatibility with IIS.  It turns out, however, that my Exchange server (like most Exchange servers) requires a username and password to work. I found a user on a forum that solved this […]

Testing an SMTP Server

Microsoft has a good article on testing an SMTP server using Telnet.  I’ve summarized the steps here using the following information: SMTP server name mail.contoso.com Source domain name test.com From email address Admin@test.com Recipient email address User@domain.com Here is the summary of commands and responses.  Remember to press <ENTER> after each command. Command Response telnet […]