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Old 11-16-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
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/bin/mail command


how can i change the sender address which is used for example when i do:

echo test|mail test@example.com -s "subject"

I always get root@localhost when im logged in as root.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 02:53 PM   #2
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Change your hostname and domain name for your machine. Username will depend on the user account your logged in as.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 04:00 PM   #3
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But isnt there a command line option to override this?
I run a script as a certain user, and it should mail me as a different one and i can't change to another user for this.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 07:00 PM   #4
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But isnt there a command line option to override this?
I run a script as a certain user, and it should mail me as a different one and i can't change to another user for this.
I don't understand what your trying to really accomplish here.. a command? Are you referring to the 'su' command?
 
  


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