[Techtalk] PHP question
chantal at antenna.nl
Wed Nov 29 07:27:37 UTC 2006
On Tuesday 28 November 2006 18:02, Raquel wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 13:01:14 +0100
> Chantal Rosmuller <chantal at antenna.nl> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I hope I can also ask a PHP question here, I also sent it to the
> > PHP general mailing list but up to now I haven't gotten the
> > answer I was looking for.
> > I'm working on a mailform and it's kind of working but I still
> > have 2 problems:
> > 1) I can't get the From header right, when I receive the test mail
> > the sender is apache
> > 2) The BCC headers (there's more then one) are not stripped.
> I always used the PHPMailer class. It just made accessing mail
> easier. However, one of the problems you're having still remained,
> even using the PHPMailer class. Mail sent using a script on your
> web server is "automatically" sent using the web server user. In
> your case, I think that user is "apache". To me, this indicates you
> need to make some changes to your MTA, which is doing the
> "automatic" replacement.
> Do you run your own mail server? What MTA are you using?
thanks for your reply, I did try the PHPMailer class and the From header
problem remained just like you said. I'm using postfix but the script has to
run eventually on a shared webserver so changing the MTA settings is not an
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