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Email sent from wikipedia seems broken
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Tried to send email to myself from and it did not arrive. Others reported the
same. Is the MTA broken, or someone played with firewall settings?

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
OS: Linux
Platform: PC



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 6:47 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz271.
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More details, and a workaround: I had the same problem, and I found out that the
feature works if and only if I set a nonempty nickname in Preferences. (NB: the
nickname is _not_ used for anything related to email.)

wmahan_04 wrote:

I created an account on, and sending mail to myself worked,
both with and without a nickname. It also works on en, and in the latest CVS
branches of MediaWiki. Is this still reproducible?

wmahan_04 wrote:

Word on MediaWiki-General is that this was a server configuration issue, and it should
be fixed now (thanks Kate).