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Hi, i installed the osc software on my website the other day and I am having trouble with the mail function. It seems it just doesnt send any emails, to the user after registering, buying something or from the admin panel to a user. I have searched through the forums here on getting all the settings setup correctly and everything is set to what it should be. I am running the website on a linux server and have set the email options settings to use sendmail and LF. I have also tried to use smtp but there is nowhere that i seen to set these variables.

 

Thanks for any help.

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Try checking your Apache error log.

 

Check Admin->Tools->Server Info

sendmail_path

 

Try sending mail to yourself.

 

Most likely its something configured wrong on your server not OSC settings.

 

These are the only OSC settings for mail.

 

My Store

 

Store Owner

E-Mail Address

E-Mail From

Send Extra Order Emails To

 

 

E-Mail Options

 

E-Mail Transport Method sendmail

E-Mail Linefeeds LF

Use MIME HTML When Sending Emails true

Verify E-Mail Addresses Through DNS false

Send E-Mails true

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Here are the settings on the server:

 

sendmail_from no value no value

sendmail_path /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i

SMTP localhost localhost

smtp_port 25 25

 

Is the the sendmail_from supposed to have a value set?

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For some reason I dont think its the webserver. I was hoping there was a setting on the osc that I might have missed somewhere. I have other software running on the webserver that uses sendmail with no problems. There is a phpbb forum installed on the site using localhost to sendmail.

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Ok, I just ran the email test contribution and each email was sent using the script. But the mail function is still broke on the osc.

 

Any ideas?

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Ok, found the problem. Something isnt working right on the mail server. I tried a test on another webserver and everything worked fine.

 

Thanks for the help.

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