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Old 09-19-2005
How to set HIGH importance to a mail sent through mailx or sendmail command

I have written a script for sending automated email, reporting the running status of a cron scheduled work. Now, the issue is, my Project Manager wants, the mail should be received with HIGH IMPORTANCE.

How can I do that, kindly anybody explain.

Thank you so much.
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Old 09-20-2005
See mailx info - note what they state about mailx and MIME.

Although they mention mailx can't handle MIME, some distributions have changed their mailx so it can. Since you don't state what OS and version and what version of sendmail you are using, it may or may not work for you.

You can look to see if pine is already installed or install it after someone else lets you know you can set high importance from the command line using pine (I have never had to use pine and haven't found it on my servers to try it).
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Old 09-20-2005
If using sendmail, you can send the mail directly without using mailx and compose your own headers. A header line of "Importance: High" will achieve what you want.
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Old 01-29-2009
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Originally Posted by reborg
If using sendmail, you can send the mail directly without using mailx and compose your own headers. A header line of "Importance: High" will achieve what you want.
Hi Reborg,
How can I achieve this using mail utility? Is it available?
 
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