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Re: sending maili from linux cli



On 17-Mar-2004/11:32 -0600, "Rodolfo J. Paiz" <rpaiz simpaticus com> wrote:
>At 11:10 3/17/2004, you wrote:
>>I want to send email from my system (from the command
>>line) to outside addresses.
>>*Without* and internal sendmail server...
[snip]
> So perhaps, if you 
>really get a benefit (in saving memory, or whatever) by shutting down 
>Sendmail, then switching to Mutt may the best choice for you.

You can send to a remote SMTP server by calling mutt on the commandline,
but if the connection fails you will have to resend manually. The
advantage of running a local sendmail (listening only on loopback) is that
retries and bounces are handled correctly.

Tony
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