[CentOS] Sending mail from CLI to another SMTP host
R P Herrold
herrold at centos.org
Thu Apr 1 04:27:08 UTC 2010
On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Is it possible to send mail from CLI (bash, python) without any LOCAL
> SMTP installed, using SMTP on another machine.
> Care to give a glimpse of the code?
step 1: make sure packages 'expect' and 'telnet' are installed
step 2: read: man autoexpect and RFC 2821
... see worked example for handing email to a remote server
step 3: experiment to taste in talking the protocol. 'expect'
and autoexpect makes it trivial to build a script that
-- Russ herrold
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