Article ID: 4215, created on Mar 24, 2008, last review on Apr 18, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Sphera


If the site has an external MX record, then FrontPage mail form doesn't send email properly (it attempts to send it locally).


1. Open the /etc/mail/ file of the VDS.

2. Add:


after the following line:

dnl define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp.your.provider') should be replaced with the actual mail server. Proceed to control panel and perform mail setting change.
This recompiles the (For example: Disabling, and then enabling the SMTP authentication).

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