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Bug #50404 can't use mail
Submitted: 2009-12-08 00:48 UTC Modified: 2009-12-17 01:00 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: larry_mintz at primus dot ca Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: *Mail Related
PHP Version: 5.3.1 OS: Windows XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-12-08 00:48 UTC] larry_mintz at primus dot ca
In testing mail() I get the following error:

Warning: mail() [function.mail]: SMTP server response: 501 Syntactically invalid HELO argument(s) in C:\XAMPP\htdocs\mailtest.php on line 2

[1] Firewall is turned off
[2] I am behind a router.

Here is test driver:
mail('old_', 'feedback', 'its good',NULL);
echo" <P>Test</P>";

Reproduce code:
From manual page: function.mail

Expected result:
that mail() should run

Actual result:
it doesn't See abover


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 [2009-12-09 19:22 UTC]
From your error message it seems like you're using XAMPP's PHP - so I'd suggest retrying with the version from

Mail server logfile would be helpful as well.
 [2009-12-17 01:00 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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