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Postby Zamboni » Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:27 pm

FYI,

When ever I submitt a post, i get an error message

Ran into problems sending Mail. Response: 501 Bad address syntax

DEBUG MODE

Line : 143
File : smtp.php



But the thread still gets posted.

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Postby Andrew » Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:20 am

I got this and so did someone else when using PM
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same

Postby Climbing4life » Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:23 am

i`ve been getting it too , just when sending PM`s to ppl
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Postby Andrew » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:05 pm

Fred,

The reason for this SMTP error when posting may be the SMTP address (outgoing email server address) entered into your PHP settings is incorrect.

When someone posts a message, the board may be configured to email users when there is a new post or a new post on their thread, etc. This may be failing and why the error is ocurring.

That's just my guess.

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Postby Fred » Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:22 pm

Thank you Andrew. I have changed the settings and seems to work now. I did a test and claimed a new account with alternate email address and it seemed to work.
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Postby Andrew » Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:26 am

(Picture Mr. Burns) "Excellent"

Fred wrote:Thank you Andrew. I have changed the settings and seems to work now. I did a test and claimed a new account with alternate email address and it seemed to work.
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Postby martha » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:48 am

whatever you did to fix the errors just let a whole slew of spambots in. I just deleted about 15 from this morning.

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Postby Fred » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:10 pm

The spam bots are back for a different reason. We had temporarily turned the new user activtion to be admin only but the problem with that was I wasn't doing my job. New users weren't able to join. It's easier to filter out the bots and spam than to block everyone and approve new legit users by email. Scott W was working on a new phpbb3 forum for us but he seems to have disapeared. So I had to re-activate the feature to allow new users to claim accounts.
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