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mail() function SMTP authentication

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Community Member, 30 Posts

21 September 2011 at 11:29pm

Hi All,
My hosting provider ( for security reason has disabled the PHP mail() function requiring to update our code using a SMTP authentication. I have no idea how to change the code, I suppose is in the sapphire folder? At the moment the contact form on my website doesn't send the email to the recipient and the newsletter module fails to send... Can anyone help me in this, or point me in the right direction?
Thanks in advance


Community Member, 288 Posts

22 September 2011 at 12:29am

You have to extend the Mailer class and make your own implementation.
When you've made your own implementation you put

$mailer = new My_Mailer();

in your _config.php and off you go. Have a look at the Mailer class for what you need to implement in your extension.