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Old 01-17-2007, 10:40 AM   #1
itgguest
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Registered: Jan 2007
Location: Granger, Indiana
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Configuring ELM for godaddy SMTP server


I have a Slackware 10.2 server that I want to have send email using ELM from a shell script( using the form:

echo "some text string" | elm -s "SERVER TROUBLE" joe@somedomain.com > /dev/null 2>&1

This will be used to alert via email of problems detected by the script. The server is on a broadband connection and I would like to use my godaddy smtp server to send the mail. The godaddy server is smtpout.secureserver.net and I need to log in using a user and password (me@mydomain.com passwordassword).

How can I configure my system to do this? Is the configuration required in sendmail (I have sendmail running), or is the configuration required in ELM.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Chuck
 
  


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