send e-mail without use sendmail
theatre at sasktel.net
Thu Nov 1 04:52:03 UTC 2007
On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 23:02:07 -0500
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you want to use a literal IP
> address you have to enclose it in 's to skip the MX lookup (and if you
> are doing it on the command line, enclose in ''s because the ' are
> shell metacharacters). mail 'email@example.com' will attempt a
> connection, but the receiving system may still not like it.
Now that is highly interesting and just exactly the kind of answer I was
looking for. I never heard of using square brackets to enclose an IP address
for that purpose before.
Thanks! Most appreciated!
I've learned something today.
MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~ http://www.melvilletheatre.com
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