Fake sendmail and Gmail?

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Fake sendmail and Gmail?

Postby Codesmith » 19. October 2007 07:14

I am getting back to web development after a 7 month break.

Last time I had (fake) php.ini and sendmail.ini configured to send mail from my test server via my ISP's mail server.

Unfortunately my ISP has reconfigured its mail server to require encryption.

As far as I can tell the sendmail program included in XAMPP simply doesn't support any encryption.

My php scripts can no send email from my local test server.

:(

1) Is there in fact a way to get use the included sendmail to relay mail to a smtp server that requires encryption?

2) If not is there another way to relay outgoing email from my local test server to an smtp server that requires encryption. (Like my ISP or Gmail).

I don't need a tutorial, if you know how to make this work, telling me what program you used would be enough.

Thanks.
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Postby Wiedmann » 19. October 2007 07:48

1) Is there in fact a way to get use the included sendmail to relay mail to a smtp server that requires encryption?

No.

2) If not is there another way to relay outgoing email from my local test server to an smtp server that requires encryption. (Like my ISP or Gmail).

You can use Mercury. But first you must update to the current version. (The version which is shipped with XAMPP is long time outdated...)
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Excellent

Postby Codesmith » 19. October 2007 21:05

Excellent.

BTW Do you know this first hand, 2nd hand....

I only ask because I tried 3 other methods people suggested elsewhere only to find out there were just guesses. :(

Also is there any benefit to learning the ins and outs of mercury mail or should I just learn enough to get the job done.

That is if ever manage a mail server it won't be mercury mail, but if some of the knowledge will carry over to other mail server than I wouldn't mind learning a bit more than is needed.

Thanks
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Postby ldivinag » 20. October 2007 10:16

encryption or authentication?

if all you need is SMTP (sending mail), check out:

http://mailenable.com/default.asp

they have a free edition.
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Postby Codesmith » 20. October 2007 17:02

I need something that will pretend to be sendmail or a local smtp server but will actually just send outgoing mail via my ISP's smtp server or even better GMAIL's.

Both require clients connect using Authentication and SSL Encryption.

The sendmail emulator included with XAMPP can handle the Authentication but not the SSL encryption.
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