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Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Test email
« on: November 05, 2019, 04:41:35 PM »
Any simple way to make forum send a test email?  Having a problem with new install that doesn't send emails, it's pia to have to generate a registration or notification email.


Offline Illori

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Re: Test email
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2019, 05:07:52 PM »

Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Re: Test email
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2019, 05:31:55 PM »
Thanks.  Tried it, tells me email was sent, but it's not received, same as forum.  Host support tells me email account is working.  Will have them run test script.

Offline GigaWatt

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Re: Test email
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2019, 10:55:10 AM »
Error log in cPanel?
"This is really a generic concept about human thinking - when faced with large tasks we're naturally inclined to try to break them down into a bunch of smaller tasks that together make up the whole."

"A 500 error loosely translates to the webserver saying, "WTF?"..."

Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Re: Test email
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2019, 11:05:59 AM »
No errors.  Test script runs successfully, reports email sent, never arrives, same as forum.  Works on my test install, as do all forum mail functions.  Same host (mine) different server.  Chasing this with host support.

Offline AlanDewey

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Re: Test email
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2019, 11:19:49 AM »
Is your problem with a 'new' domain name?  Or has the domain moved?   If so, did you remember to update your SPF records?    Incorrect SPF records will cause better email services to reject the email - will not even go to your spam folder.


When I was testing mine, I just kept clicking to send email to user (me.)

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Re: Test email
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2019, 11:31:08 AM »
<sigh> The emails were being blocked by spamassassin, domain name contains "f--k".  This is going to be a problem. :P

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Re: Test email
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2019, 12:09:38 PM »
That's was I was also thinking... domain name whitelisting with certain free email providers... it can be tricky, especially with Gmail.
"This is really a generic concept about human thinking - when faced with large tasks we're naturally inclined to try to break them down into a bunch of smaller tasks that together make up the whole."

"A 500 error loosely translates to the webserver saying, "WTF?"..."