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SS3 + swiftmailer problem, worked with SS2,4

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Community Member, 175 Posts

5 October 2012 at 9:26pm


I have problems with SS3 and swiftmailer.
With SS2.4 there are not any problems, I integrated swiftmailer this way:

In /swiftmailer/code are all swiftmailer files



require(dirname( __FILE__ )."/code/swift_required.php"); 

and this is my swiftmailer class to call swiftmailer:


class SwiftMailer {
	private $smtphost;
	private $port;
	private $user;
	private $password;
	private $mailer;
	private $message;

	private $textpart;
	private $htmlpart;

	public $sender;
	public $receiver;
	public $subject;
	public $texttemplate;
	public $htmltemplate;
	public $templatedata;
	public function __construct() {

		$this->smtphost = 'localhost';
		$this->port = 25;
		$this->user = 'noreply@xxx';
		$this->password = 'xxx';

		$transport = Swift_SmtpTransport::newInstance($this->smtphost, $this->port)
		if(!isset($this->sender)) {
			$this->sender = array('noreply@xxx' => 'Sender Name');
		$this->mailer = Swift_Mailer::newInstance($transport);
		$this->message = Swift_Message::newInstance();
	public function send() {


		if(isset($this->templatedata) && !empty($this->templatedata)) {
			$templatedata = new ArrayData($this->templatedata);
		} else {
			$templatedata = new ArrayData(array());

		$this->textpart = $templatedata->renderWith($this->texttemplate);
		if(isset($this->htmltemplate) && !empty($this->htmltemplate)) {
			$this->htmlpart = $templatedata->renderWith($this->htmltemplate);

		$result = $this->mailer->send($this->message);

		return $result;

as mentioned, this works perfect with ss2.4 but not with ss3, there are serveral swiftmailer errors like this one:

ERROR [Notice]: Undefined variable: buf
IN POST /xxx/inquiry
Line 56 in /var/www/vhosts/xxx/httpdocs/yyy/swiftmailer/code/classes/Swift/Transport/EsmtpTransport.php

so what can be the difference here? any ideas? is there anything changed in SS3 regarding to implementing 3rd party stuff?



Community Member, 175 Posts

6 October 2012 at 2:49am

I now use Zend_Mail (V 1.12) with SS3.

Just copy this 3 components from the ZF to /framework/thirdparty/Zend/

Mail (incl. Mail.php)
Mime (incl. Mime.php)
Validator (incl. Valitator.php) needed for SMTP

or copy it to your dev dirs if you dont want t touch /framework/ :D


Community Member, 6 Posts

1 November 2012 at 9:04am

Hi danzzz,

Thanks for your fix, but unfortuantly I didn't get it working. I am having lots of troubles at this moment with UserForms, since I cannont sent mails to emails of the domain, the website is hosted on. I used SMTPMailer in SilverStripe 2.4.*.

Is it possible that you can elaborate your last post a little more?

Or does this trick doesn't work for UserForms?