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Old 02-08-2002
Question Hi plz How to configure my sendmail or mail commands???

Hi my freinds ,

I have RH7.2 I want to send E-mails from the prompt terminal where should I configure POP3 or SMTP also I want to access My hotmail .....I can't access it from MSN site

when I write mail command in the prompt I can't send the mail hoow to send it to the root for example also to a mail server (yahoo.com)
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Old 02-08-2002
If you are asking for a command line way of sending email, check the man page on mail and/or mailx. Something like the following should work:
$ mail -s "test" someuser@mydomain.com

You will then get a newline (blank) where you can type the message. Put a period on the line by itself to end inputing the email body.
thehoghunter
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Old 02-08-2002
Thanks but about sendmail

Sendmail config file
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Old 02-08-2002
What about Sendmail config file?

Are you looking for it or want to know how to change something?

If so, try /etc/sendmail.cf or /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
To check the version you are using:
/usr/lib/sendmail -d0.1 -bt < /dev/null
(check the man page for the directory your sendmail executable is in or use the find command or which)

Check out www.sendmail.org for FAQs on sendmail.
thehoghunter
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Old 02-09-2002
Also keep in mind that POP3 and SMTP are two totally different things. Sendmail handles the one (SMTP), but you need a POP3 client to access POP email on a foriegn server, or you need a POP3 daemon to host local POP3 email.
As for Hotmail/MSN, what is the issue you are having specifically?
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Old 02-09-2002
just a place to start sendmail

http://www.kempston.net/solaris/mail.html


thanks
praful
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Old 02-09-2002
This web page for solaries

I have RH 7.2 system OK I want to configure the sendmail in the prompt
Also I use this command to send mail

Sendmail -v name@domain.com </etc/ any file


I want syntax of send mail i.e a web page for configuring it using POP or SMTP

Thanks alot
 

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