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Old 05-10-2011
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Attach file in mailx command

I want ot send a mail with aatach a file for this i have tried

mailx -s "COMPLETED:" -a root/usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out me@nowhere

uuencode /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out | mailx -s "COMPLETED:" me@nowhere

but of command is not working. so is there any otner way to send a mail with attachment.

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uuencode /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out | mailx -s "COMPLETED:" me@nowhere
First reaction is to give the attachment a valid MS-DOS name.

uuencode /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out myattach.txt | mailx -s "COMPLETED:" me@nowhere

And to consider converting the attachment to MS-DOS format.

ux2dos /usr/local/bin/sched/nightly_Cronjob/test.out | uuencode myattach.txt | mailx -s "COMPLETED:" me@nowhere

Failing that, please mention what Operating System and Shell you are using and describe what happens.

Does mailx without an attachment work?
What mail reader are you using?

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