i tried executing the mail() and got the following error "Warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() "
but SMTP and smtp_port are both set in php.ini more ever other codes are working fine with localhost.
disabled or/and added exception to firewell no result.... tried telnet localhost 25 error:could not connect to localhost port 25:connection failed.....
Thunderbird my mail client says:could not connect to server localhost the connection was refused....
; For Win32 only.
SMTP = localhost
smtp_port = 25
running mercury mail server in xampp... previously working fine but now not working..