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Re: How to use ssmtp ?
Thank you for your tip about Blat.
The following command in cygwin window sends mail:
/cygdrive/h/blat/blat.exe file -t a12 at mail dot xyz dot com
-f sys at rrback -server mail.xyz.com -s "Subject"
Tino Lange wrote:
> >>>I have fetched Blat http://www.interlog.com/~tcharron/blat.html
> >>>and an one-liner (b.bat) contains:
> >>>blat.exe mpu.log -t a12 at xyz dot com -f AutoIT at rrback -server
> >>>mail.xyz.com -log blat.log -s "Error detected in mpu_fh"
> >>>(Of course xyz.com and mail.xyz.com are not real names).
> >>>Now, I would like to send a mail using ssmtp, but I do neither
> >>>find the required info in 'man ssmtp' nor in
> >>>More hints will be greatly appreciated.
> >>echo test|ssmtp -s test recipient at domain dot com
> > The To: field is empty. How do I set it ?
> > The Subject: field is empty. How do I set it ?
> > How do I send a file ?
> Forget about ssmtp! Really.
> As you just realize it's not easy to use and if you want to send files
> it's not useable at all, since it has a limit of mails <= 4k size.
> Use either blat, which is really a cool tool and should work fine under
> cygwin too. It has all you need, is stable, reliable, just great software.
> Or if you like to have something more like a real "sendmail"-wrapper
> (just forwarding), you can easily write your own small wrapper in perl
> or python, which will be better than ssmtp in just a few lines of code...
> I can send you mine as an example, if you're interested.
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