MailForm cgi doesn't attach files to email. Can't locate the files.
Thread poster: Jaime Oriard

Jaime Oriard  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:56
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
+ ...
Jul 28, 2005

I have configures the MailForm Clone cgi script and everything works great, except two things:

1. When a file is attached using a file-type input tag in a form, the "required" field of the script does not recognize it.

2. In the same situation, disabling the "required" flied, the form is sent, but not the attached file. I get the following in the body of the email:

file-[path to the file in my system and file name]: /tmp/cpanel.TMP.p2rx8zqTw_6yOYkB

Since I don't receive the file as an attachemtn in the email generated by the script, I tried following this rute:
: /tmp/cpanel.TMP.p2rx8zqTw_6yOYkB
after my domain, but I cannot access the sent files.

When I tested the script, the files were actually uploaded ¿how can I get the script to attached the files o how can I retreive the files from the server (if they are stored there)?


Direct link Reply with quote

Michael Bastin  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:56
English to French
+ ...
Formmail.php Jul 28, 2005

I really can't help you with your issue, but being fed up with configurations. I tried formmail.php which is so much easier to use, no playing around with paths and the like, just upload main file to the root and change your form and it works pretty good.

Direct link Reply with quote

To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

MailForm cgi doesn't attach files to email. Can't locate the files.

Advanced search

CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
Manage your TMs and Terms ... and boost your translation business

Are you ready for something fresh in the industry? TM-Town is a unique new site for you -- the freelance translator -- to store, manage and share translation memories (TMs) and glossaries...and potentially meet new clients on the basis of your prior work.

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search