How do I get PEAR Mail working?


I’ve successfully install pear, pear-mail, Net_SMTP, Auth_SASL, and Mail_Mime. I’m also running ServerPilot.

I’m including Mail.php in my script but it generates a fatal error every time. I cannot seem to work out how to include PEAR in my PHP.ini to get it working in my scripts.

All help appreciated!

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Also, it’s similar for the PHP CLI and pecl in case you end up needing those, too:

In general, any PHP-related command will end in “5.X-sp” where “5.X” is the PHP version.

Hi, did you use the correct pear command for your version of PHP? On ServerPilot, there will be a different pear command for each PHP version:


If you’re running just pear, then you might have accidentally installed some other PHP which is unrelated to your websites.