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Re: [SLE] Define root's email from address
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 16:32:03 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505201632.04083.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 20 May 2005 16:25, Richard Curtis wrote:
> I have some scripts which use the "mail" program to email a remote email
> address.
> The problem I am having is that the upstream mail server we send through
> isa bouncing these mails back as undeliverable as the senders address is
> not resolving.
>
> The error is similar to:
> <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>... Domain of sender address
> root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx does not exist (in reply to MAIL FROM command)
>
> How do I setup root's senders address to be something like
> root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ?
> I assume it is all down to /root/.mailrc, but I am struggling to find the
> appropriate syntax for doing this.

In the mail command you can add "-r root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" to the
parameter list.

In the mailrc it looks like you should be able to do

set from root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

to get the same effect


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