[CentOS] how to send mail from console

Jussi Hirvi greenspot at greenspot.fi
Fri Jan 15 16:28:54 UTC 2010


Here is what I use:

mail -s "My email subject" me at domain.com <$myfile

On some (older?) systems the command is email instead of mail. Check
	man mail

Regards,
Jussi

On 15.1.2010 15:15, Roland Roland wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> i'm trying to get a script to send me an email whenever a certain 
> condition takes place..
> i'm afraid i dont have experience with mail command nor anything else 
> related to sending emails for that matter..
> 
> i googled a bit and tried using mutt and mail ...
> though i do not recieve any email in my inbox...
> 
> the command im using is the following : mail -s “disk space report” 
> R_O_L_A_N_D at hotmail.com
> 
> should i setup a default smtp to use? where can i check for the errors 
> that are taking place?
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