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# 1  
Old 08-17-2015
How to send mail with sender mail address and name?

Hi,
I am trying to send a mail using "mail" command in unix. I wanted to give sender name and sender address. I tried different options ,but still it shows only mail address(No name).
Code:
mail -s "Alert mail : Nothing running !!!"  $email -- -F"Mail Alert" -fno-reply@alert.com

But I am getting only "no-reply@alert.com" in sender address where as I want as "Mail Alert <no-reply@alert.com>"

Can some body let me know what I am doing wrong?
# 2  
Old 08-17-2015
Store the subject in a variable and try to use it, same with from address and to address

try this :

Code:
mail -s "$subject" -S "from=$from_addr" "$to_addr" < /dev/null

# 3  
Old 08-18-2015
Thanks Sparks,
But my intention was different. I want a name means envelope and mail id in sender address.

sender should be like "Mail Alert <no-reply@alert.com>"

The -S option is giving error as "mail: invalid option -- S"
# 4  
Old 08-18-2015
The -F and -f options are recognized by sendmail, not by mail. Try to set the REPLYTO environment variable.
# 5  
Old 08-18-2015
You should probably mention the OS and OS version that you are running.
If you are running an older OS, then the mail options will likely be different.

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