[horde] Problem with sending mail via mobile interface

Jens Grüntjes jens.gruentjes at ebira.de
Sat Nov 3 12:58:45 UTC 2012

Zitat von Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>:

> Quoting Jens Grüntjes <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>:
>> Zitat von Jens Grüntjes <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>:
>>> Zitat von Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>:
>>>> Quoting Jens Grüntjes <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>:
>>>>> Hello list,
>>>>> when I send a mail via smartphone I receive an error message  
>>>>> saying "Beim Versenden der Nachricht ist ein Fehler aufgetreten:  
>>>>> Ungültige E-Mail-Adresse ( )." In English it means something  
>>>>> like "Error while sending mail: Invalid E-Mail-Address ( )."  
>>>>> (Sorry, I could not get the english message because changing the  
>>>>> language at the login page seems to be overwritten by some  
>>>>> preference I guess, so the error message is in german.)
>>>>> Obviously the E-Mail-Address is empty. In the Horde-Logfile I  
>>>>> find the following entry
>>>>> 2012-10-31T09:49:04+00:00 ERR: HORDE [imp] Ungültige  
>>>>> E-Mail-Adresse ( ). [pid 10135 on line 1155 of  
>>>>> "/var/www/horde/imp/lib/Compose.php"]
>>>>> It is interesting that the mail is however sent to the recipient  
>>>>> but does *not* show up in my sent-mail folder. Did I  
>>>>> misconfigure something?
>>>> My guess is that the charset of your DB changed and you did not  
>>>> convert your values (Horde/IMP can't do this for you).
>>>> michael
>>> Which values are you referring to? I *guess* that nothing in the  
>>> databases although it is possible that changes were made during a  
>>> mysql-upgrade in the last time. But I know that I didn't make any  
>>> changes to databases myself. I am not a DB-specialist but I can  
>>> see that all tables in the horde-related DBs have the collation  
>>> set to "utf8_general_ci". Can you tell me how to find out if the  
>>> values in the DB have the wrong charset?
>>> But apart from that, should the error also occur if the  
>>> recipient's name does not contain any special chars like umlauts?  
>>> It's only a guess.
>>> -- 
>>> Viele Grüße
>>> Jens
>> I tried to debug a bit, so here is some output while trying to send  
>> a mail via mobile. As there are other users using horde at the same  
>> time it is possible that I mixed up some log entries and/or I  
>> forgot some lines. Maybe you can tell me which lines are  
>> interesting for further debugging.
> Check your identity.  Is your from address:
> Jens Grüntjes <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>
> as opposed to:
> "Jens Grüntjes" <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>
> That first e-mail address is invalid.  We probably weren't so strict  
> previously in allowing that, but now we are.  If verified, we should  
> probably upgrade this in an upgrade task.
> michael
> ___________________________________
> Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

In the mobile interface (I hope that's what you mean by identity) the  
From-Address shows up as

Jens Grüntjes <jens.gruentjes at ebira.de>

So there are no "" around my name. In the horde identities I can't see  
the "" either but I think they shouldn't be there or should they?

Jens Grüntjes

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