Maandelijks archief: november 2011

Using WordPress With External SMTP server


Find in /wp-includes/pluggable.php the line that says $phpMailer->isMail();

Changed that to $phpMailer->isSMTP();

Now edit /wp-includes/class-phpmailer.php. Change the settings to whatever you wat.

public $Host = '';
public $SMTPAuth = 'true'; //(or false)
public $Username = 'myusername';
public $Password = 'mypassword';

VMware ESXi5 on HP ML110 G5

Without major problems I have move to VMware ESXi5 on my HP ML110 G5 budget server. VMware ESXi3.5 has run succesfull for years. The server was bought in October 2008.

Host system specs:

  • HP ML110 G5
  • Intel(r) Xeon(r) 3065, 2,33 GHz, 4M Cache
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Adaptec 2405, PCI-Express x8
    • RAID1, 2x 750GB
    • RAID1, 2x 1TB
  • Local disk, 250gb for ISO’s
  • Onboard NIC

Existing VM’s are still in hardware version 4. They boot up fine. New VM’s will automaticly be created with hardware version 8.