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Tue Apr 9 22:21:22 UTC 2019
Fantastic. Works like a charm. Thank you very much.
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From: Miroslav Lachman
Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:40 PM
To: Software Info; freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Mailx Question
Software Info wrote on 2019/04/09 23:09:
> Hi All
> Since mailx is built into FreeBSD I decided to try asking this question here. I have a text file with about 30 email addresses. The file will change every day. I want an easy commandline way to read the file and blind copy send an email to the addresses in the file. So far, I have this working with just a plain send using the command below.
> mailx -s "Test Emails" -b `cat mylist.txt` < body.txt -r "No-Reply<no-reply at email.com>"
> Of course, when I use a plain send, everybody sees everybody’s email address so I would love to be able to do a blind copy send. Would anyone be able to assist me with this?
It may depend on your MTA (Sendmail, Postfix, Exim etc.)
"You must specify direct recipients with -s, -c, or -b."
Send blind carbon copies to bcc-addr list of users. The bcc-addr
argument should be a comma-separated list of names.
You should replace newlines with comma:
cat mylist.txt | tr "\n" ","
Maybe something like this will work for you:
mail -s "Test E-mails" -b `cat mylist.txt | tr "\n" ","`
my-generic at example.com < body.txt
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