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SMTP Authentication

Zend_Mail supports the use of SMTP authentication, which can be enabled be passing the 'auth' parameter to the configuration array in the Zend_Mail_Transport_Smtp constructor. The available built-in authentication methods are PLAIN, LOGIN and CRAM-MD5 which all expect a 'username' and 'password' value in the configuration array.

Example 601. Enabling authentication within Zend_Mail_Transport_Smtp

<?php
$config 
= array('auth' => 'login',
                
'username' => 'myusername',
                
'password' => 'password');

$transport = new Zend_Mail_Transport_Smtp('mail.server.com'$config);

$mail = new Zend_Mail();
$mail->setBodyText('This is the text of the mail.');
$mail->setFrom('sender@test.com''Some Sender');
$mail->addTo('recipient@test.com''Some Recipient');
$mail->setSubject('TestSubject');
$mail->send($transport);

Authentication types

The authentication type is case-insensitive but has no punctuation. E.g. to use CRAM-MD5 you would pass 'auth' => 'crammd5' in the Zend_Mail_Transport_Smtp constructor.

Zend Framework