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# 1  
Old 02-09-2009
unable to send an email attachment

i know its pretty repeated query, but i need to post it in this new thread coz i need it urgently

uuencode /var/tmp/chandra/emaillist.txt emaillist.txt | mail -s "message with encoded attachment"

am unable to send the attachment emaillist.txt present in the path /var/tmp/chandra/

Is that am doing any mistake anywhere ?

Please enlight me.....

# 2  
Old 02-09-2009
after subject mail to whom you want to send is missing, try with that.

# 3  
Old 02-09-2009
oops am sorry, i posted a partial code.....

here is my code :

uuencode /var/tmp/chandra/emaillist.txt emaillist.txt | mail -s "message with encoded attachment" xyz@hostname.com

# 4  
Old 02-09-2009
But still am unable to forward that attachment.....
# 5  
Old 02-09-2009
Try with this

uuencode /var/tmp/chandra/emaillist.txt var/tmp/chandra/emaillist.txt | mail -s "message with encoded attachment" xyz@hostname.com
# 6  
Old 02-09-2009
Thanks for your early replies,,,,,

I tried it, same thing, unable to forward that attachment.....
# 7  
Old 02-09-2009
I guess it is to do something with hostname. are you sure that you was able to send mail like this earlier?

Becoz I do not see anything wrong with command.

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