RMAIL(1) General Commands Manual RMAIL(1)NAME
rmail - handle remote mail received via uucp
rmail user ...
Rmail interprets incoming mail received via uucp(1C), collapsing ``From'' lines in the form generated by binmail(1) into a single line of
the form ``return-path!sender'', and passing the processed mail on to sendmail(8).
Rmail is explicitly designed for use with uucp and sendmail.
SEE ALSO binmail(1), uucp(1C), sendmail(8)BUGS
Rmail should not reside in /bin.
4.2 Berkeley Distribution April 29, 1985 RMAIL(1)
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uuencode, uudecode - encode/decode a binary file for transmission via mail
uuencode [ source ] remotedest | mail sys1!sys2!..!decode
uudecode [ file ]
Uuencode and uudecode are used to send a binary file via uucp (or other) mail. This combination can be used over indirect mail links even
when uusend(1C) is not available.
Uuencode takes the named source file (default standard input) and produces an encoded version on the standard output. The encoding uses
only printing ASCII characters, and includes the mode of the file and the remotedest for recreation on the remote system.
Uudecode reads an encoded file, strips off any leading and trailing lines added by mailers, and recreates the original file with the speci-
fied mode and name.
The intent is that all mail to the user ``decode'' should be filtered through the uudecode program. This way the file is created automati-
cally without human intervention. This is possible on the uucp network by either using sendmail or by making rmail be a link to Mail
instead of mail. In each case, an alias must be created in a master file to get the automatic invocation of uudecode.
If these facilities are not available, the file can be sent to a user on the remote machine who can uudecode it manually.
The encode file has an ordinary text form and can be edited by any text editor to change the mode or remote name.
atob(n), uusend(1C), uucp(1C), uux(1C), mail(1), uuencode(5)BUGS
The file is expanded by 35% (3 bytes become 4 plus control information) causing it to take longer to transmit.
The user on the remote system who is invoking uudecode (often uucp) must have write permission on the specified file.
4th Berkeley Distribution April 24, 1986 UUENCODE(1C)
I have a bunch of cron jobs which sends e-mails to many set of users. My scripts invoked by cron jobs use "rmail" for this. I have to make a test run of the cron jobs and I don't want the users to get mail during my test run. I cannot got to each script and modify rmail as I have lots of... (1 Reply)
dear all please can any one help me how to configure the rmail in my system
theres is a mail server between the source server and the destination PC
i want to let the AIX send an email to the receiver email address (1 Reply)