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Error on php 5.4 for Pear Mail

Thread began 2/16/2015 4:34 pm by Larry | Last modified 4/06/2015 12:25 pm by Larry | 3128 views | 7 replies

CraigRBeta Tester

thanks for the reply Ray

I have Mail, Net_SMTP, Net_Socket and Auth_SASL installed, (the other packages install by default on godaddy anyway).

I checked the server, the files seem to be there. the problem stems from line 349

$this->_smtp = &new Net_SMTP($this->host,


I checked the file locations compared to another host I use - just the same.

So I changed the file path in smtp.php on line 348 from relative to absolute

include_once 'Net/SMTP.php';


include_once '/absolutepath/Net/SMTP.php';

This gave me a different error about being unable to find Socket.php

So in SMTP.php I changed the path on line 22


require_once 'Net/Socket.php';


require_once '/absolutepath/Net/Socket.php';

This then reloads the page without errors. (and adds an entry to the email log), so all i had to do next was configure the port and username settings.

Success !! - but I won't be recommending godaddy as a host ;-(

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