How to determine why PHP mail() returns false?

November 13, 2014 8.8k views

I am not pro in unix hosting. Earlier I just used a mail() function. Now it returns false, and I seeking for the truth) Where can I find errors? Or may me you now good article/turorial (haven’t find it here).

I have ubuntu, apache and php of course.

2 Answers

The first thing to check is your log files. If you are using apache, this will be the standard apache log file (on Ubuntu it is /var/log/apache2/error.log).

Hello, I would like to take a ride on this question.
I have the same problem. I looked at the log and it’s empty.
What is the next step?
I do not know if it helps, when I do mail through the terminal the email is sent successfully.

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