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Databridge UE not creating mailTo

Thread began 7/04/2012 4:49 pm by dale.meadowcroft390373 | Last modified 7/06/2012 3:02 pm by dale.meadowcroft390373 | 541 views | 6 replies |


Databridge UE not creating mailTo

I am creating a form using dataridge and dreamweaver cs6. When I put the To: recepient email address in the form builder field, it does not generate in the email and the email fails. If I hardcode it in the $MailTo variable in the generated template file, all emails work.

That might be a good work around, but I need the To: field to be dynamic.

I tried using a hidden field and "POSTING" the value to build up the recipients array, but that didn't work, either.

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Ian S

Where is your dynamic To: value coming from?

A recordset or a form?

Is the recordset placed before the UE behaviour on the page?


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I am still "testing" before going to a dynamic To:.

I enetered the To: email address in the To: section of the email setup and get nothing when I submit the form. If I hardcode theTo: in the template it works.

To test a dynamic To: I placed the email address in a hidden field and used the wizard to generate the php string to retrieve the posted value... and got nothing when I submitted the form.

Looking at the logs in my SMTP mail server, I see the initial receipt, but somewhere to "$MailTo" field used in mail() is not being generated and the mail server is dropping the request.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

where are you hard coding the to address?

Can you send a copy of the page you applied universal email to when you entered the address in the UE wizard, another copy after making the change, and a copy when using the hidden element as the to address so i can examine the code.

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There are two files in the attached zip

daleForm.php.txt is the form, with the hiddenEmail field

waue_daleForm_1.php.txt is the code I hardcode the $MailTo variable. If It remains blank, as it is when I use the UE wizard, the email is not sent. If I uver ride the geberated code and type the recepient email in $Mail To, then the email is sent

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the email address:

is not a valid email address format so will not be used.

try using a valid format like:

in the waue_daleForm_1.php the line:
$MailTo = "";

is used to initialize the to address variable.

in the daleForm.php file, this code sets an array of the recipient email addresses:
$RecipArray[$CurIndex] = array();
$RecipArray[$CurIndex ][] = "".((isset($_POST["hiddenEmail"]))?$_POST["hiddenEmail"]:"") ."";

in the mail.php file there is code that will evaluate the email address in the recipient array to ensure that is a valid email address format. If it is not a valid format, it is discarded, if it is a valid format, it added to the $MailTo variable.

The fact that you are hard coding the email address to the email to variable means that is by passing the format check. in many cases the SMTP server would refuse to relay the email because the to address format is not valid, it seams your SMTP server is not as strict.

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Thank you.
I was trying to set up hmailserver on my windows 7 system so I did not have to test UE forms on my "live" server.
I did get it to work properly on the live hosting server.

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