mwu.mailbox at gmail
Jul 7, 2006, 4:39 AM
Post #6 of 6
thanks for your help. The mail server is now running on my local host
and send out emails. The problem was, that the port was blocked by my
AntiVirus program. I opened it and now everything is fine.
On 7/5/06, Simon Renshaw <simon [at] castortech> wrote:
> Hi Mei,
> Is this a brand new 1.6.7 installation? They changed things around a bit
> between versions.
> In my 1.5.X Wiki that I upgraded to 1.6.7 (kept my old settings file),
> you should find the following near the top of LocalSettings:
> $IP = "C:\\Wiki\\mediawiki";
> ini_set( "include_path", ".;$IP;$IP/includes;$IP/languages;C:\PHP\PEAR"
> require_once( "includes/DefaultSettings.php" );
> I added ;C:\PHP\PEAR to that line.
> In a brand new 1.6.7 installation you will find the following near the
> $path = array( $IP, "$IP/includes", "$IP/languages;C:\PHP\PEAR" );
> set_include_path( implode( PATH_SEPARATOR, $path ) );
> Once again, I added ;C:\PHP\PEAR to that line.
> ; is a separator on Windows.
> You also need to following in your LocalSettings file:
> $wgEnableEmail = true;
> $wgEnableUserEmail = true;
> $wgEmergencyContact = "wiki [at] castortech";
> $wgPasswordSender = "wiki [at] castortech";
> $wgSMTP = array(
> 'host' => "smtp.domain.com",
> 'IDHost' => "domain.com",
> 'port' => 25,
> 'auth' => false,
> 'username' => "my_user_name",
> 'password' => "my_password"
> Note that I am using an external SMTP server to send my emails. If auth
> is set to false, you can leave username and password as is.
> Also, in PHP.ini I have:
> include_path = ".;c:\php;C:\php\PEAR"
> Hope that helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mei Wu [mailto:mwu.mailbox [at] gmail]
> Sent: 4 juillet, 2006 20:07
> To: Simon Renshaw
> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] smtp server integration in MediaWiki
> Hi Simon,
> I have a lot of troublet getting the email notification running. I was
> wondering if you could provide me with some details of your
> installation. I am running Mediawiki 1.6.7 on a Windows XP machine.
> The computer is in a LAN with a static IP behind a proxy. I have
> installed PEAR and tyhe mail package on my the computer (F:\pear). In
> the php.ini file I uncommented the include_path and added F:\pear. I
> did not find any ini_set line in my LocalSetting.php except a
> commented line which sets the memory_limit. I tried to add the ini_set
> as indicated on the webpage but I'm not sure how to modify it and I
> got lots of include errors when I tried to access my Wiki again.
> When I try to "Email password" on the Wiki logon page, I get the
> following error:
> Login error:
> Error sending mail: Failed to connect to localhost:25 [.SMTP: Failed to
> connect socket: An established connection was aborted by the software
> in your host machine. (code: -1, response: )]
> I don't really know what to do. Do you have an idea? How does your
> configuration look like. Thanks a lot for your help.
> On 7/4/06, Simon Renshaw <simon [at] castortech> wrote:
> > Hi Matt,
> > Since I was also having SMTP problems, I followed your link.
> > Found out that I had to modify the ini_set line to include the PEAR
> > directory.
> > My Wiki can finally send emails!
> > Thanks a lot for the tip!
> > Simon
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mediawiki-l-bounces [at] Wikimedia
> > [mailto:mediawiki-l-bounces [at] Wikimedia] On Behalf Of Matt
> > Sent: 2 juillet, 2006 22:01
> > To: MediaWiki announcements and site admin list
> > Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] smtp server integration in MediaWiki
> > You haven't given many details here to help out in troubleshooting.
> > Are there any errors showing in the Apache log? Does the SMTP log
> > even show a connection attempt when a mail is (supposed to be) sent?
> > I do have a short write-up available at
> > ings
> > that documents how I was able to get MediaWiki 1.5.x and 1.6.x to send
> > email on a Windows-based server. Perhaps something there can help
> > you.
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