Sending mail without sendmail

Jason Gurtz jason at
Fri Nov 1 09:29:41 PST 2002

On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:27:00AM +0100, Frank Schafer wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 13:06, Frank Schafer wrote:
> > I've the following problem:
> > 
> > I want to monitor my servers, and have NetSaint set up. Does anyone know
> > about a ``mail'' command, which uses sendmail on a remote server? A


> Sorry,
> I could answer this myself:
> The Net::SMTP module did it.

Ahh yes, perl is always nice, but I found somthing when I was reading the man page of nail today.  read nail(1) and search for the smtp string variable.  I think it's just what you're looking for.



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