Using ssmtp called in a script called by a crontab entry...

René Berber
Sat Aug 21 00:28:00 GMT 2010

Blaine Miller wrote:

> I've run ssmtp-config and accepted the defaults where indicated.
> However, when I type *mail* at the command prompt I get *command could
> not be found*.

There is no mail on the package ssmtp.  Try first 'man ssmtp' and see if
the description is enough to do what you want, typically something like
'ssmtp -f <<EOF
Subject: This is a test
This is the message contents.
is enough.

I you want something more complicated then perhaps you need to install
René Berber

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