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Old 11-28-2008, 06:56 AM   #1
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Changing the mail Header using Perl Email Script

Hi All,

I am a newbie to Perl Programming.

I want to send an email using perl Script. I am able to do that. Perl Script is running on a Solaris machine

But the From ID conatins the system name in the ID.

Please see the Script below,

open (INFO, "/athreya/Qtrees");
print @result;

$mailprog = '/usr/lib/sendmail';

open(MAIL,"|$mailprog -t");

print MAIL "To: athreya\@alt.ka\n";
print MAIL "From: storage@alt.ka\n";
print MAIL "Subject: $subject\n\n";

## Mail Body
print MAIL "Below Qtrees are nearing Full. Please do the Needful\n";
print MAIL @result;
print MAIL "\n";
print MAIL "Best Regards\n";
print MAIL "IT Admin";


Can in any way we change the From header?

Thanks and Regards,

Athreya VC
Old 11-28-2008, 07:07 AM   #2
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perldoc perle

And _always_ use 'use strict;', 'use warnings;'.


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