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14 May
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Robie69 left a reply on Auto Send Email

@mthomas That was it! I'm using a WAMP install, and the CLI is using the php.ini in C:\wamp64\bin\php\php5.6.35\php.ini However, the Webserver was using C:\wamp64\bin\apache\apache2.4.33\bin\

A simple copy/paste fixed the issue.

I've been beating my head on this for a day now.

thank you!

Robie69 left a reply on Auto Send Email

Windows install. no sudo.

Robie69 left a reply on Auto Send Email

namespace App\Console\Commands;
use App\Http\Controllers;
use App\Mail\DefectEntry;
use Illuminate\Console\Command;
use Mail;
use DB;
class SendEmail extends Command
     * The name and signature of the console command.
     * @var string
    protected $signature = 'email:DefectReport';

     * The console command description.
     * @var string
    protected $description = 'Send Users Emails';

     * Create a new command instance.
     * @return void
    public function __construct()

     * Execute the console command.
     * @return mixed
    public function handle()
    $todaydefects = $this->todayDefects();
    Mail::send(new DefectEntry($todaydefects));

    public function todayDefects()
        $Inspections =DB::table('inspections')
            ->leftJoin('defectentry', 'inspections.ID', '=', 'defectentry.InspectionID')
            ->leftjoin('defectcodes', 'defectentry.DefectID', '=', 'defectcodes.DefectID')
            ->select('inspections.Notes as QANotes','inspections.ID as Inspection_ID','defectentry.*','defectcodes.*','inspections.*')
            ->where([['inspections.Date', '=', date('Y-m-d')]])

        //Change BarcodeID to Username from Visual.
        $Inspections = $Inspections->map(function ($inspection) {

            $user =DB::connection('sqlsrv')->table('EMPLOYEE')->find($inspection->BarcodeID);
            $userName = $user->FIRST_NAME.' '.$user->LAST_NAME;
            $inspection->BarcodeID = $userName;
            return $inspection;

        return $Inspections;



Robie69 left a reply on Auto Send Email

The database connection works fine in the controllers. I was able to successfully send the email.

this error only shows up when I try to run the code from command line.

Robie69 started a new conversation Auto Send Email

I'm working on auto sending an email in Laravel 5.4

I've created the desired email template, and tested that it works properly.

Now I need to make it auto send.

I've setup a console command, and copied the code I had in my Controller over.

every time I run the command via command line, I get the following error:

"In Connection.php line 647:

could not find driver (SQL: select top 1 * from [EMPLOYEE] where [id] = 722)

In Connector.php line 68:

could not find driver"

This works perfectly fine in the Controller, so the drivers are loaded. Why won't it work now in the commands folder?