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Phpmailer SMTP connection error only in a cron job

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2013-12-23 10:49 pm EST

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Has anyone experienced "Mailer Error: SMTP Error: Could not connect to SMTP host" using phpmailer but only when run by a cron job. If run directly from a browser no error occurs.

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2013-12-24 10:05 am EST
I have looked into your site and I see that the cron is running your script the same as it is processed as if you were to access the site in a browser. I am not currently seeing this error at all when running it in a command line as a cron would.

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2015-10-12 4:25 am EST
Same problem I am facing. Did any have solution.

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