Sending mail in unix


Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Sending mail in unix
# 1  
Sending mail in unix

Dear Friends,

I have a shell script where the mail is being sent like this:

/usr/lib/sendmail -v ${CPA_ADMIN}

CPA_ADMIN="xx@abc.com"

Can we specify more than one email ids in this variable?
Is ther eany limit to the number of email ids I can specify in this variable, to whom the mail can be sent?

How can I achieve the two tasks said above..

Please help.

Thanks,
# 2  
Quote:
Originally Posted by Radhe
Dear Friends,

I have a shell script where the mail is being sent like this:

/usr/lib/sendmail -v ${CPA_ADMIN}

CPA_ADMIN="xx@abc.com"

Can we specify more than one email ids in this variable?
Is ther eany limit to the number of email ids I can specify in this variable, to whom the mail can be sent?

How can I achieve the two tasks said above..

Please help.

Thanks,
Code:
/usr/lib/sendmail --help
/usr/lib/sendmail -h
man sendmail
info sendmail

# 3  
Edit your 'aliases' file and run the 'newaliases' command. your list should be separated by commas.
# 4  
You can simply put multiple addresses in CPA_ADMIN:

Code:
CPA_ADMIN="foo@example.com bar@example.net baz@nonesvch.unix.com"

There is probably an upper limit on how many you can put there, but I seriously doubt that you are going to bump into it by accident. You will want to switch to a proper mailing list manager by then anyway.
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #781
Difficulty: Medium
At 17, Bill Gates formed a venture with Steve Ballmer called Traf-O-Data to make traffic counters based on the Intel 8008 processor.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Sending mail from UNIX in courier font

Need assistance . I have a cvs file which i changed to html file but when i try to send mail to outlook its indent goes wrong. any idea is appreciated . below are some commands i tried using Converting csv to html #!/bin/sh nawk 'BEGIN{ FS="," print "MIME-Version: 1.0" print ... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: ajayram_arya
7 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Sending e-mail from unix

Hello, I want to send an email from unix. I tried following commands: mailx -s "hello" manish.xxx@xxx.com < echo_manish and echo "Testing Mail" | mailx -s "hello" manish.xxx@xxx.com but in both the commands nothing is happening. I mean it is neither giving any error nor I am receiving... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: manishdivs
7 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Sending a mail from unix script doubt

HI i usually send an a file attachment in a mail from unix like following. mailx -s 'Job Success' someoner@gmail.com < attachment.log But I have observed in several threads that we can also use uuencode and uudecode. What are they? when should we use uudecode and uuencode ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rajesh_tns
1 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

sending mail from unix

Hi, I am using mailx command to send mail through Unix. But I am able to send mail only within my domain. If i want to send mail to some other server, it's not working. Like say If I want to send mail to someone on gmail or yahoo it's not working. but it's working fine within my company domain.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: anki_1
3 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Unix:mail sending issue..pls help me soon

Hi people Can u help me aorund on this cat $DISTRIBUTION_LIST | tail -1 | read mailtolist test -s $INOVOICES.dat if then echo " Sales Report generted" | read subject mailx -ms "${subject}." $mailtolist RET_CODE=$? if ; then echo "Messaging Failed." >> $LOG_FILE exit 1 fi else... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bobprabhu
2 Replies

6. Programming

Sending mail in C/C++ in unix server

Hi Frnds, I have a task in my project wherein i have to send out a mail from my C++ code.With some file attachements.Please help me in this. At a higher level wat i can tell is my code generated 3 csv file and i have to send these files as attachement. My code is executed in unix... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: electroon
6 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

sending mail from unix is failing

i am sending mails from my unix server to my mail id i used sendmail option previously it ran successfully now it is not sending mails what might be the problem this is the message i am getting in /var/mail/abcdev file how to rectify this? ----- The following addresses had permanent... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: trichyselva
1 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Sending mail thu unix

Hello everybody. Is it possible in unix to send a mail to my acount like (abcd@xyz.com) if yes then how ?? Thank You !! (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: hellotosatish
6 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

Sending mail from Unix - For html output

I have automated some checks - and I want to send a email when there is an issue. This is fine and I can send the email. However - I want to generate the email in html format so I can highlight any issues to a reader.. ie. If there is a disk space issue - then the email will highlight the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: frustrated1
2 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

Sending Mail Thru Unix Script

What are all the things that should be configured in order to send a mail from Unix box. An eg. program of sending a mail will help me a lot!!!!!! Thanks in advance -Om (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Omkumar
5 Replies

Featured Tech Videos