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Old 08-25-2001, 08:46 AM   #1
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Question Script to send email...


What commands would you put into a bash script to send an email to somebody?
 
Old 08-25-2001, 08:55 AM   #2
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mail -s "some subject" bofh@ualberta.edu < some_text_file
 
Old 10-13-2009, 08:14 AM   #3
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how can i add which email address it will display its coming from?
 
Old 10-13-2009, 08:32 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by pbxuser911 View Post
how can i add which email address it will display its coming from?
Code:
/usr/sbin/sendmail -f from@test.com  to@test.com < file

OR

simple perl will do it..

Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl

use strict;
use warnings;
my @body = `cat file.txt`;


open MAIL, "|/usr/sbin/sendmail -t user\@host.net\n"  or die "cannot open sendmail program: $!\n";
print MAIL "From: user\@host.net\n";
print MAIL "Cc: user\@host.net\n";
print MAIL "Subject: subject\n";
print MAIL "\n";
print MAIL  "@body\n";

close MAIL;


file.txt can hold the contents of the email and be in the same directory as the script itself.

Last edited by centosboy; 10-13-2009 at 08:37 AM.
 
Old 10-13-2009, 10:15 AM   #5
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Glad to see this thread is still kicking 8 years later.
 
Old 10-13-2009, 10:20 AM   #6
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echo "body of message" | mailx -s "subject line" emailto@mail.com -- -r emailfrom@mail.com < includefile.txt

how do i put a name ? when outlook gets the email it shows emailfrom@mail.com i want it to say Email From but when you click show address it will show emailfrom@mail.com
 
  


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