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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MAILER.CONF(5) BSD File Formats Manual MAILER.CONF(5)NAME
mailer.conf -- configuration file for mailwrapper(8)DESCRIPTION
The file /etc/mail/mailer.conf contains a series of lines of the form
name program [arguments ...]
The first word of each line is the name of a program invoking mailwrapper(8). (For example, on a typical system /usr/sbin/sendmail would be
a symbolic link to mailwrapper(8), as would newaliases(1) and mailq(1). Thus, name might be ``sendmail'' or ``newaliases'' etc.)
The second word of each line is the name of the program to actually execute when the first name is invoked.
The further arguments, if any, are passed to the program, followed by the arguments mailwrapper(8) was called with.
The file may also contain comment lines, denoted by a '#' mark in the first column of any line.
This example shows how to set up mailer.conf to invoke the traditional sendmail(8) program:
# Execute the "real" sendmail program located in
This example shows how to invoke a sendmail-workalike like Postfix in place of sendmail(8):
# Emulate sendmail using postfix
This example shows how to invoke a sendmail-workalike with Exim (from ports) in place of sendmail(8):
# Emulate sendmail using exim
mailq /usr/local/sbin/exim -bp
rmail /usr/local/sbin/exim -i -oee
This example shows the use of the mini_sendmail package from ports in place of sendmail(8). Note the use of additional arguments.
# Send outgoing mail to a smart relay using mini_sendmail
sendmail /usr/local/bin/mini_sendmail -srelayhost
send-mail /usr/local/bin/mini_sendmail -srelayhost
SEE ALSO mail(1), mailq(1), newaliases(1), mailwrapper(8), sendmail(8)postfix(1) (ports/mail/postfix), mini_sendmail(8) (ports/mail/mini_sendmail)
mailer.conf appeared in NetBSD 1.4.
Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The entire reason this program exists is a crock. Instead, a command for how to submit mail should be standardized, and all the "behave dif-
ferently if invoked with a different name" behavior of things like mailq(1) should go away.
BSD October 8, 2010 BSD
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)