On 16:40, Mon 04 Sep 06, Patrick Tuite wrote:
>> I'm using the BSD mail application that's in a RHEL4 AS distribution to mail
> me log extracts, as below:
>> Mail -s "$subject" "$adminEmail" < $mailLog
>> I get these mails as coming from root. I'd like to be able to modify the From:
> field so it says what system it is being mailed from. i.e. From:
From 'man mail' on CentOS:
-a Specify additional header fields on the command line such as "X-Loop: foo at bar"
etc. You have to use quotes if the string contains spaces. This
argument may be specified more than once, the headers will then be concatenated.
This should do:
mail -a From:someuser at system.ucd.ie -s "$subject" "$adminEmail" < $mailLog
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