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RE: [SLE] Postfix: undisclosed recipients
  • From: "Chiu, PCM (Peter)" <P.C.M.Chiu@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 15:59:54 -0000
  • Message-id: <EB861CD59F6DAA4BBC25EAE9987C5BC9AA6791@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

This problem occurs only with sendmail.
mail, and mailx do not have this problem.

If I do
sendmail -v root
To: Bababa@dadada

...

Then the email arrived contains a to field
To: Bababa@dadada

and not "undisclosed recipients".

I suppose you are right that sendmail (or postfix)
does not construct a proper To: field
and hence use the default blank one.

The next question is how to fix this?

Thanks.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ken Schneider [mailto:suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 10 March 2005 17:03
To: SuSE email list
Subject: RE: [SLE] Postfix: undisclosed recipients


On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 11:18, Chiu, PCM (Peter) wrote:
> That I would have thought.
>
> I did
>
> sendmail -v root < /tmp/dummy_file
>
> or
>
> sendmail -v myname@xxxxxxxx < /tmp/dummy_file
>
> The message got sent and arrives, but in the
> To: field, it says "undisclosed recipients".
>
>

Try:

mail root < /tmp/dummy_file

and see what happens. sendmail is the program that handles the message
passed to it by the mail command.

Also -please- do not top post and also please only reply to the list
unless asked otherwise. Simply doing a "reply to all" results in the
person trying to help you getting two copies of your message.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

* Only reply to the list please*

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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