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The fifth parameter is disabled on this system ,,,?

When i send out Newsletter from portal i allways get this strange mesage?


Notice: mail() [function.mail.php]: Policy restriction in effect. The fifth parameter is disabled on this system in /customers/5/9/6/,,//httpd.www/sources/mail.php on line 582


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Mathias
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Try disabling the 'Pass website e-mail address to 'sendmail'' option if it is on.


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Thanks for the hint Chris. I check this.

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Hello Chris. I have disabled it as you wrote. But the error message comes up continues. I also saw that when i changed the password i get this message. Otherwise, everything works as it should.

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Date and time   Type  Message 
10-Apr-2012 09:23:56 UTC
PHP Notice
mail() [<a href='http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.mail.php'>function.mail.php</a>]: Policy restriction in effect. The fifth parameter is disabled on this system in /sources/mail.php on line 582 


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Try removing this bit from sources/mail.php:
,$additional

Then tell your web host you are annoyed with them adding badly-coded artificial limits to their PHP hosting ;).


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Thank you very much Chris. Now I understand better. I rent a cheap and slow web hosting,,,:(


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