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Old 09-18-2014, 01:24 PM   #1
bachmanne
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using mailx to send an attachment in Redhat 6


We are moving an application from Solaris to Linux Redhat 6. We used the following code to send an attachment using mailx. I was told Redhat 6 mailx had that functionality without using uuencode. Can someone tell me how to convert the current code to not use uuencode:

# mail attachment
cat $lv_attach \
| uuencode `basename $lv_attach` \
| mailx -s "$lv_subject" $lv_mailaddr 2>/dev/null

Thank you
 
Old 09-18-2014, 01:37 PM   #2
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From the mailx manpage:
Code:
  -a file
              Attach the given file to the message.
Code:
 echo "Message contents" | mailx -s "Subject" -a "/path/to/file" recipient@example.com
 
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