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PHP Mail() Function Problem on Windows Server

We recently had a problem trying to send email using the PHP Mail function on Windows 2003 Server. When we tried to send mail we just got an error message: PHP Warning: mail(): SMTP server response: 501 5.5.4¬†Invalid Address We were trying to add a ‘friendly’¬† name to the from header of the email in […]

PHP mssql_connect() unable to connect to server

Running PHP on a Windows 2003 Server and connecting to Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 we found that sometimes the PHP script could connect to the SQL Server but most of the time we’d get ‘mssql_connect() unable to connect to server’. After Googling the problem I found a lot of references to needing […]