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Bug #63981 Mail code shows mail sent but didn't receive any mail
Submitted: 2013-01-13 17:27 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:36 UTC
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From: parthsaha at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 5.4.10 OS: Windows7
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-01-13 17:27 UTC] parthsaha at gmail dot com
Description:
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From manual page: http://www.php.net/function.mail#refsect1-function.mail-notes
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I created a form which takes data (first & last name) from user and 

posts this data to the below PHP script (test script).


The code shows mail sent but I don't receive any mail.


For above, I used Localhost with PHP running and Internet connection working.

Test script:
---------------
<html>
<body>

<?php

$fname=$_POST['firstname'];
$lname=$_POST['lastname'];

$msg='Hi' . $fname . $lname;
$to='parthsaha@gmail.com';
$subject='message from'.$from;

 $headers = "MIME-Version: 1.0" . "\r\n";
 $headers .= "Content-type:text/html;charset=iso-8859-1" . "\r\n";
 $headers .= 'From: <webmaster@example.com>' . "\r\n";
 $headers .= 'Cc: myboss@example.com' . "\r\n";
 
if(mail($to,$subject,$msg,$headers)==true)
{
echo "mail sent";
}
else
{
echo "mail not sent";
}

echo "Thanks $fname .";
?> 

</body>
</html>


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 [2013-01-14 07:51 UTC] ab@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2013-01-14 07:51 UTC] ab@php.net
Citation from the same doc page:
It is important to note that just because the mail was accepted for delivery, it does NOT mean the mail will actually reach the intended destination.

I'd probably recheck the php.ini and the MTA logs.
 [2013-02-18 00:36 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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