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Old 10-20-2009
mail setup in AIX

Hi All,

We are using IBM AIX.
I have to send an automated mail from unix. For which i tried
mail -s "test message" <mail id>

It didn't give me any error message. but i didn't get any mail. On checking mail command, i see the below details.

Final-Recipient: RFC822;
Action: failed
Status: 5.0.0
Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 554 mailfrom without . in domain part is administratively
Last-Attempt-Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:38:46 GMT

Content-Type: message/rfc822

Any help will be great.



Last edited by zaxxon; 10-20-2009 at 10:20 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 10-20-2009
This seems to be your problem.

SMTP; 554 mailfrom without . in domain part is administratively denied

---------- Post updated at 03:36 PM ---------- Previous update was at 03:24 PM ----------

Also moving it to AIX subforum, just in case.
# 3  
Old 10-20-2009

You can check your SMTP configuration cause, i think, your email unable to be sent just for this error.
A bad question ? have you install a MTA or Not ?
# 4  
Old 10-22-2009
mail setup in AIX

Sorry about the question.
Can you explain how to do the SMTP setup or other setups required for Mailx.
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