Sending nightly cron job output without running sendmail

Joshua Tinnin krinklyfig at
Thu Feb 10 20:24:44 PST 2005

On Thursday 10 February 2005 08:04 pm, Kyle Jensen <kljgroups at> 
> Hi,
> I have deactivated sendmail via
>     sendmail_enable="NONE"
> in my /etc/rc.conf.  However, I
> would like to receive the output
> of my periodic cron jobs via email.
> How can I configure my system for
> this?


This disables sendmail's incoming mail service, but it will still 
deliver system mail.

I also use this:


This means sendmail will process the queue once a minute.

Also, in my crontab, I have:


... which will email the output of cron jobs to username. I only use 
this in my local crontabs, but I guess you could put this in the main 

- jt

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