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Old 10-06-2004, 07:34 PM   #1
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How do I send mail from inside a script?


How do I send mail from inside a script?


Thanks!
 
Old 10-06-2004, 07:45 PM   #2
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You mean email? Use mailx.

HTH,

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Old 10-06-2004, 08:07 PM   #3
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Does mailx use the local send mail agent? Can I point it to another?
 
Old 10-06-2004, 08:57 PM   #4
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It could be something like this: (thanks to CAF Johnson for showing me this.

#!/bin/sh

messagefile=$1 ## contains the message to be sent
[ -f $1 ] || { echo "$messagefile does not exist"; exit 5; }

while read email
do
mail -s "Club newsletter" $email < $messagefile
done
## EOS ##

email contains the e-mail address.
 
  


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