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Newbie here,

I want to add a line to our 3D rendering scripts that will
send an email to the animators once a scene has finished rendering. The 3D scripts are on the client hosts and the sendmail setup on the server.

I tried using a rsh line in the script as follows

rsh root@blah echo "Render Complete" |/usr/lib/sendmail -v joescmoo@nobody.com

After executing the script it logs in ok but then starts trying to connect to joescmoo@nobody.com as if it were the mailserver.

When I rlogin to root@blah and execute the command seperately it works fine

Could it be an rhosts problem?

Any ideas would be really appreciated!

Flamethrower
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Hi!

The command to be passed to rsh is the whole pipe sequence while your quotes pass just the echo... try

rsh YourServer 'echo "bla bla" | /usr/lib/sendmail -v... '

-- Marco --
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Thanks for the 'advice'!

Flamethrower
 

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