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# 8  
Old 08-25-2011
Thank you for your reply.

I am still having the same problem. Please adive.

$ uname -a
Linux CORNERSTONE 2.6.18-128.1.14.el5 #1 SMP Mon Jun 1 15:52:58 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
# 9  
Old 08-25-2011
You mean, even with sendmail , you are getting a junk file "Hi.txt" as an attachment?

# 10  
Old 08-25-2011
Hi Ravi,

Yes..Even after changing the code also I am getting the Hi.txt file.

(echo "Subject : Hi"
echo "Hi , This is a test mail"
uuencode myFile.CSV myFile.CSV) | /usr/sbin/sendmail

Please advise
# 11  
Old 08-25-2011
strange, !!!. Try with out subject line ( changing subject line )/Body and by sending only mail with attachment.
# 12  
Old 08-25-2011
Hi Ravi,

I tried without subject line, this time I got ATT00063.txt along with myFile.CSV.

the ATT00063.txt file contains the same junc data.


Code : -

(echo "Hi , This is a test mail"
uuencode myFile.CSV myFile.CSV) | /usr/sbin/sendmail

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Could you please help me on this.


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Could you please advise me is there any alternative way to overcome this issue or is it possible to use any other command which will send an attachment without any junk data.

please advise.
# 13  
Old 08-25-2011
When you send this email through sendmail/mail from UNIX, does it by any chance get routed to an exchange server for delivery to your inbox? If yes, then the ATT*.txt with junk is probably being converted or added by the exchange server.

Look at this URL on the same and a possible solution that your exchange admin will need to set.

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# 14  
Old 08-26-2011
When I execute the script I am getting *.CSV and also att*.txt files (att*.txt --> when there is no subject in mailx, if "Hi" is the subject then Hi.txt) attached and coming to my inbox.

I am not sure if the att*.txt has been created by the exchange server.

The att*.txt file contains only 2 lines dara : -


I need your kind support how to overcome this issue, is there any alternative commnnd which sends only *.csv, please share your thoughts, I will modify my code accordingly.

Thanks for your support
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