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Old 05-11-2011
Sendmail with HTML body and attachment

I have an HTML file I am currently sending in the body of an email. I now have a need to send a csv attachment along with it. I can ONLY use sendmail as mutt and xmail etc are not on the server.

Here is what I am currently using: It is possible to add code to add an attachment ??!?
Code:
{
       echo "From: $FROM"
       echo "To: $MAILTO"
       echo "Subject: Blah blah blah"
#        echo "MIME-Version: 1.0"
#        echo "Content-Type: text/html"
#        echo "Content-Disposition: inline"
#        cat myhtmlfile.html
#} | /usr/sbin/sendmail $MAILTO

My csv attachment sits in the same dir... e.g. myattachment.csv

Last edited by Scott; 09-30-2011 at 08:15 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 2  
Old 05-11-2011
Use send mail.......

##this will send three attachments

Code:
SUBJ="Send mail from Unix with file attachments"
TO=someone@domain_name
CC=someoneelse_1@domain_name,someoneelse_2@domain_name
(
cat << !
To : ${TO}
Subject : ${SUBJ}
Cc : ${CC}
!

cat << !
HOPE THIS WORKS
This sample E-mail message demonstrates how one can attach
files when sending messages with the Unix sendmail utility.
!

uuencode ${file_1} ${file_1}
uuencode ${file_2} ${file_2}
uuencode ${file_3} ${file_3}
!

) | sendmail -v ${TO} ${CC} 

if still it is not working try this mailx :

(uuencode a.txt a.txt ; echo "this is body text " )| mailx -m -s a@yahoo.com

# 3  
Old 05-11-2011
Thanks..... but the body of the email needs to be HTML and not txt.
# 4  
Old 05-11-2011
Code:
SUBJ="Send mail from Unix with file attachments"
TO=someone@domain_name
CC=someoneelse_1@domain_name,someoneelse_2@domain_name
(
cat << !
To : ${TO}
Subject : ${SUBJ}
Cc : ${CC}
!

cat << !
##this is body message
##you may paste the html body in here or use the below if the html body exist in a file
`cat body.html`


!

uuencode ${file_1} ${file_1}
uuencode ${file_2} ${file_2}
uuencode ${file_3} ${file_3}
!

) | sendmail -v ${TO} ${CC}

# 5  
Old 05-11-2011
Thanks... Will try this.. Correct me if im wrong though but will this not set the body of the text to the source html e.g. <html><header>This is html... etc etc ?
# 6  
Old 05-11-2011
It should appear in new line.
# 7  
Old 05-11-2011
Thanks for this..... but the HTML is displaying as text and not HTML... any idea ?

##this is body message
##you may paste the html body in here or use the below if the html body exist in a file

MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/html

<table><td><b><u><font .................
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