On 14/01/07, Serguei Pronkine <pronkine(a)krikri.de> wrote:
ich have installed Mediawiki-1.6.5. Since some time email notification
does not work any more on user registration, password change or page
watch. How can I debug Mediawiki to see whats wrong?
First, upgrade to 1.6.9, which contains important security upgrades.
Second, check that you haven't accidentally disabled the options in
LocalSettings.php and that the preferences are set. Note that you
won't be emailed when a user registers unless using the NewUserNotif
extension, and that a newly registered user won't be emailed unless
email address authentication is switched on. No-one is emailed on
password changes, so perhaps you mean lost passwords? No-one is
emailed on page watches, so perhaps you mean "when a watched page is
I'd start checking the various error logs - PHP, mail transfer agent,
etc. to track down the problem.