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Old 11-18-2001
Question Newbie - Sending Mail

Hi all,

I've been succesful is sending mail (SCO box) using mail to one(1) person.

ie - mail -s "CPU Monthly Report" xxx@xxx.com < $xcpudata.

But how does one send mail to a number of persons?

Cheers,
Cameron
# 2  
Old 11-18-2001
One of the best ways create a alias using the sendmail alias file normally located in /etc/aliases or /etc/mail/aliases .


You can also include files using the alias construct in sendmail.....
# 3  
Old 11-18-2001
Thanks for the reply Neo.

How do you separate the different receipents if you use an alias?

Thanks in advance.

Cheers,
Cameron
# 4  
Old 11-19-2001
man aliases

man aliases (partial listing):

Quote:
.

ALIASES(5) ALIASES(5)

NAME
aliases - aliases file for sendmail

SYNOPSIS
aliases

DESCRIPTION
This file describes user ID aliases used by sendmail. The
file resides in /etc/mail and is formatted as a series of
lines of the form

name: addr_1, addr_2, addr_3, . . .

The name is the name to alias, and the addr_n are the
aliases for that name. addr_n can be another alias, a
local username, a local filename, a command, an include
file, or an external address.
 

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