Subject: Re: Dump unix mail file to sendmail?
To: VaX#n8 <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: 04/04/1996 13:34:01
On Tue, 2 Apr 1996, VaX#n8 wrote:
> We've got a remote machine that dials in and connects for a few hours
> every day. We got fed up with the sendmail messages (4 hours undelivered)
> as we spooled mail for that system, so we gave up and spool it to a file.
> Now the remote system can use POP or FTP or whatever to grab the file, but
> we'd still like the local mail delivery agent (sendmail, right?) to process
> it so that .forward files work.
> We asked on a few Usenoise groups & didn't get any help.
> Does anyone have a script for this laying around? Someone _has_ to
> have done this before.
> PS: we know that we could lengthen the warning, but it's not easy to do
> it on a per-machine basis.
procmail should be able to do what you want.
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