markham at ssimicro.com
Tue Oct 10 16:19:21 UTC 2017
The easiest way to attach files in mailx is to use uuencode.
something like this:
dbdump.sh | uuencode dbdump.sql | mail -s "DB backup for today"
myemail at example.com
On 2017-10-08 12:14 AM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On October 8, 2017 at 6:08:51 AM +0000 Manish Jain
> <bourne.identity at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I do not use mutt (one of the most unfriendly Unix apps) so I cannot
>> comment on what is the problem here. But I would to suggest one thing to
>> you for CLI mail : use the port/pkg smtp-cli
>> Here is a working sample for mail with attachment (bundled into the bash
>> shell array att) :
>> smtp-cli \
>> --ipv4 \
>> --auth \
>> --server="$SMTP" \
>> --port=$PORT \
>> --user="$fromaddr" \
>> --pass="$password" \
>> --from="$fromname <$fromaddr>" \
>> --to="$sendto" \
>> --subject="$subject" \
>> If this solves your problem, good luck : - )
> I guess I should have pointed out that I'm sending mail on localhost,
> so there's no auth involved. I'm using mutt because mailx doesn't
> appear to have the ability to attach files.
> I solved the problem by using a one word subject. It's weird that Mutt
> is somehow parsing the words in the subject and using them as recipients.
> Paul Schmehl, Retired
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