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  • triegle replied on the discussion topic email delivery problem
    Thanks for the suggestion RvR, looks very helpful. It still seems odd that I was able to use the test_email.php script and the email could go through godaddy's relay and land in my inbox while the emails constructed by elgg ended up not being... view reply
  • triegle replied on the discussion topic email delivery problem
    So, because I know soooo many people suffer from this I thought I'd share that progress has been made. I have successfully set up sendgrid to relay my emails from my godaddy vps to my gmail test addresses. However, they are deposited into the... view reply
  • triegle replied on the discussion topic email delivery problem
    Thank you for the reply. Setting broken_mta=true didn't help and godaddy requires using a relay for all outbound mail. I have set up an account with sendgrid so I'll see if I can't get a plugin to work with that. Thank you. view reply
  • triegle added a new discussion topic email delivery problem in the group Elgg Technical Support
    I'm having trouble getting email delivered to my gmail and yahoo accounts using both elgg 2.3.10 and 3. I've used the test script from http://learn.elgg.org/en/2.0/appendix/faqs.html#missing-email and it gets through to my gmail and yahoo...
    • Have you tried to add your domain to Postmaster ?

    • If you get the mails at least in the spam folder of gmail check the full email header to find out why it got marked as spam. With some luck the reason is noted in the header. I have to admit I can't completely comprehend the problem not knowing about what setup is necessary to be able to send mails from a godaddy VPS instead of just using the an on-server MTA like any VPS on any other webhoster would probably offer. Maybe the problem with all the validation methods (SPF etc.) not working is that the email address domain (FROM) does not match the domain sending the mail violating the origin policy. Or the IP address of the sending server is just blacklisted (check for example at spamhaus) as this seems not unusual for IP addresses used by godaddy...

    • Thanks for the suggestion RvR, looks very helpful. It still seems odd that I was able to use the test_email.php script and the email could go through godaddy's relay and land in my inbox while the emails constructed by elgg ended up not being delivered at all. I just ran the script again through sendgrid and the test script email landed in spam. There are so many variables with this email stuff but I'm learning alot and determined to get this working. Next stop - Postmaster Tools...