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Old 10-13-2013, 08:17 AM   #1
kirandhobale
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Question Not able to send email through putty via mailx or sendmail command.


Hi All,

I am using mailx command to send email and it does not show any error but i dont get email.

command im using : mailx -s "Test Mail" myemailid@domain.com </dev/null

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when i type mailq command after above mailx....its showing error like...."domain name does not found"

So Friends Please advice me, what i need to do to send email...do i need to configure anything like mailx/postfix/sendmail...

Please,Please Help me...i trying to do this since last 3 weeks...Thank You !

Regards,
Kiran
 
Old 10-14-2013, 09:40 AM   #2
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Welcome kirandhobale,

In addition to a mail user client such as mail, Mail, and mailx (daemons which are typically running on the operating system) you will need to configure a delivery agent such as procmail, getmail, or fetchmail (among many other options, or you could write your own). After that, individual systems will typically need some minor tinkering from the command line to assimilate the software with the operating system and any third party mail server hosts. Let me know how it goes.

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Old 10-14-2013, 11:42 AM   #3
kirandhobale
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Hi Zarb...Thanks for your response!!!

Actually i dint get you what u trying to explain....

I'm using Citrix desktop and in that on putty server.....

Can you please elaborate solution in detail.....i appreciate your help...

Thanks!!

,
Kiran
 
  


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