[Mediawiki-l] Email platform questions

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Fri Feb 3 18:07:32 UTC 2006

malcolm stanley wrote:
> In Joomla! I can configure email so it uses my Yahoo! smtp account for outbound email
> That works a treat for authentication and relieves me of having to understand sendmail :-)
> In Mediawiki the assumption appears to be that mail is working on the host server:
> I can find very little documentation on the subject and what documentation there is does not directly answer my question, which is:
> 'how do I configure mediawiki to use a third party smtp mail service for outbound email?'

Set $wgSMTP, and make sure PEAR::Mail is installed and in the include_path.

See the doc comment in DefaultSettings.php.

-- brion vibber (brion@  pobox.com)

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