Article ID: 124657, created on Feb 28, 2015, last review on Feb 28, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 11.0 for Linux


Not possible to send email via contact form using Web Presence Builder. The following error appears in browser

Your message could not be sent due to an internal error. Please contact the website administrator by other means to notify about this issue

But in fact an email is sent and received successfully.

In strace log, the following error appears:

    PHP Fatal error:  Uncaught exception 'Zend_Mail_Transport_Exception' with message 'Unable to send mail. mail(/var/tmp/php.mail.log): failed to open stream: Permission denied' in /var/www/vhosts/domain.tld/httpdocs/includes/Zend/Mail/Transport/Sendmail.php:


Incorrect permissions on /var/tmp/php.mail.log file.


Set required permissions on /var/tmp/php.mail.log file:

# chmod 664 /var/tmp/php.mail.log
# ls -la /var/tmp/php.mail.log
-rw-rw-r-- 1 root root 104306 Sep  5 22:47 /var/tmp/php.mail.log

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