[Mediawiki-l] Email and MediaWiki

Robert Leverington lcarsdata at googlemail.com
Sun May 27 17:39:30 UTC 2007


If your server has sendmail installed (most do) there should not be a problem.

On 26/05/07, Mike Lane <mikelane5 at msn.com> wrote:
>
> I would just like to clarify that i need an external email server to be able to use the email functionality of MediaWiki. The reason that I ask is that I am sure that I have read somewhere that MediaWiki (once up a time) had email functionality built in?
>
> Anyway I am in the process of transferring my Wiki from WAMP on Windows to Ubuntu Server. On Ubuntu I am up to the point where I can open up a browser and point it to my "server" and get to the setup page of the Wiki.
>
> Assuming that I need to install some kind of SMTP server on Ubuntu I would like to know what you guys recommend? I do not need anything that fancy, just something that will send out emails to Wiki users - when a new page is created / updated, account created / password changed, for example.
>
> If anyone has any recommendations in terms of overhead / performance / security etc I would be most grateful. My Wiki is used at work for 10 - 15 users.
>
> Many thanks
>
> Mike
>
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