Customizing from address in mailx command


 
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Customizing from address in mailx command

Currently I am using mailx command for sending mails.
But the mail is sent as from userid@servername by default.
Is it possible to customise the from mail address in mailx command?

Thanks
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Yes.

-r switch does the trick.

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