PhpList 3.4.2 and PHP 5.6

Hi all!

Has anybody encountered any issues with phplist 3.4.2 and PHP 5.6?

My server host upgraded PHP to 5.6 recently - but I’m not sure when. At some point between last time I sent a campaign (3 weeks ago ish), and last Friday, all of my phplist installs (3), which are all hosted in the same place, stopped being able to send.

I’m still waiting on word from the host WHEN they upgraded to PHP 5.6 but so far that’s the only change I’ve found.

So - until I have more details - the question is simply, is anyone having send fail problems with phplist 3.4.2 and PHP 5.6?


– Aaron

Some people might want to know this - here is the answer from my host after they helped me fix this:

"PHP 5.6 now verifies SSL certificates by default, and if you connect to a server that doesn’t verify, the connection will fail. You specify “” as hostname to which you connect securely, and there is no valid certificate issued for on the mail server. Please use the server name ( to connect to the mail server over an encrypted channel.

In lists/config/config.php, we replaced



this could be different with other hosts - but you probably get the idea.

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