Thanks, but we do have a mail server running on port 25. I actually just checked the log file again, and the internal error is not related to SMTP anymore (after I wrote localhost for the mail server) but the exception is now related to a failure in the authentication... Our SMTP server doesn't require authentication, so I don't really know what could be causing that... Is there any other configuration besides the SMTP server and the authentication (which I left commented) be causing this?
From: James Rutherford [james.rutherford@...]
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 5:02 AM
To: Shomorony, Ilan
Subject: Re: [Dspace-general] SMTP server causing internal error when trying to register new user
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 06:57:47AM +0000, Shomorony, Ilan wrote:
> Whenever I try to register a new user in DSpace I get an "Internal
> Error" message, and when I check the log file, it seems to have to do
> with the SMTP server. Would a bad SMTP mail server configuration cause
> this kind of error?
Yes, absolutely. The system will try to email the new user upon
> In the config file, for mail.server I have simply localhost, but do I
> need to specify anything else (like the port)? Or is the cause of the
> problem something else?
Is there a mail server running on port 25 on localhost? If not, that's
the problem. You need to point the config at a real SMTP server
otherwise it will break.
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