[FC3] Sending Mail In a PHP script

Francis Stevens Francis.Stevens at bristow.co.uk
Tue Feb 22 11:15:39 UTC 2005

This is caused by SELinux which is active of FC3 by default. There have 
been some recent threads on this subject and I don't actually recall the 
solution - apart from the fact it involves telling SELinux that httpd 
can access sendmail.  Try searching the archives it was covered only a 
few weeks ago....


Øyvind Lode wrote:
> Hi
> I have a website running on a FC3 server.
> On this website I have created a "Contact us" form were people can 
> register their name, email and the message and when they click send 
> there is a PHP script which sends a email to me.
> The problem is that I don't get any mail when I and others test this 
> contact form.
> I'm no PHP guru at all but the person created this script said that it 
> work fine and the only thing to do is change the email address in the 
> script to the one you want to use.
> I have done that but no mail.
> Then I thought it could be that mail function in PHP is not enabled?
> I don't have a SMTP server configured on the server, but of cource 
> sendmail is there anyway dealing whith internal server messages.
> I checked /etc/php.ini and as far as I understand this conf file PHP 
> mail is enabled, but again I'm no PHP man at all.
> Any ideas why it doesn't work?
> -Øyvind

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