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Old 06-24-2003, 05:00 PM   #1
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command line email with attachments???

basically i need to send an email over the intranet to our mail server that will forward it on to the internet. i am creating pdf report on the fly and sending them out to the reciepiants. this needs to be automated. thus i'm looking at a command line email client that will send attachments. i also need to keep as many ports closed as possible. do i need to have an MTA like sendmail, qmail on my server? what clients do you think would be good for this purpose?

Old 06-24-2003, 08:47 PM   #2
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You will want an mta, but don't accept any smtp connections. If you're using a packeage-based distribution you can use sendmail/postfix easily. If you want to setup qmail then you should have a look at

Short and sweet for the subject...
mail -s <subject> -a <attchment> user@domain


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