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Old 12-21-2010
Send a file through email using cron as an attachment

Hi All,

I want to send a file as an attachment through cron job.Is this possible using cronjob nd if it i, can you please let me know how to do this?

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Old 12-21-2010
Look up uuencode.
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Old 12-22-2010
What is uuencode?

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