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Old 08-04-2009, 06:03 AM   #1
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Tweaking with sendmail configuration?

Whenever I try sending mail with:

#echo "hello" | mail -v -s "hello"
I receive mail as:
I need the mail to arrive at my mailbox as
How can it be possible?
Old 08-04-2009, 08:11 AM   #2
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What's wrong with

# su - sysadmin -c "echo hello | mail -v -s hello"

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