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How to change sender email address in mail -s command

Just having trouble trying to figure out what the option is.

When I do

mail -s "Subject" someuser@example.com

I can't seem to specify "from" or "sender" option as I need it for my task. I tried using --f or -f though it didn't work.

Can someone please tell me what other option should do the above?

Cheers everyone,
Andy

---------- Post updated at 04:27 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:08 PM ----------

Ok I managed to get it working by using following -

Code:
mail -s "subject" mail1@server.com -- -r "from@fromserver.com"

Thanks everyone,
Andy
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from(1B)					     SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands						  from(1B)

NAME
from - display the sender and date of newly-arrived mail messages SYNOPSIS
/usr/ucb/from [-s sender] [username] DESCRIPTION
The from utility prints out the mail header lines in your mailbox file to show you who your mail is from. If username is specified, user- name's mailbox is examined instead of your own. OPTIONS
The following option is supported: -s sender Only display headers for mail sent by sender. USAGE
See largefile(5) for the description of the behavior of from when encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2**31 bytes). FILES
/var/mail/* ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWscpu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
biff(1B), mail(1B), attributes(5), largefile(5) SunOS 5.10 28 Jan 2004 from(1B)

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