If you want to walk thru a mail test, on a one
by one basis.
And you are willing to give the passwords for the
accounts to a program (and all the security risk that
Then you should explore the use of "expect" to
do that hand work for you.
Bill Houle <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
% Matt Lemsing said:
% > Someone has suggested that i use procmail but i really want something
% > more straightforward and simple.
% $ mailx -s test email@example.com < /etc/motd
% $ rlogin smallisp.com.au -l root
% $ mailx -u user
% <read to verify>
% $ exit
% Can't get much more simple than that. Anything else (Majordomo [not
% apprpriate by any stretch of the imagination] or procmail [best bet])
% means setting up and tearing down something on each account just for
% the purposes of a one-time test. Why would you want to do that?
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