Chuck, I'd prefer to have the script handle the mailing so I can test the script (with email send) manually, independent of cron.
Still looking for specifics on setting this up and a bourne shell script example that sends an email. Thanks! --- Chuck Swiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Aug 30, 2007, at 3:12 PM, L Goodwin wrote: > > I wrote a shell script that backs up the file > server. > > I would like to modify this script to email a > > notification message to a public email address. > > Use cron, which will automatically email out the > results of your > script to any email address you like. > > > Seems like sendmail should do the job nicely, but > I've never set it > > up before. > > > > What specific steps (including network-specific) > need > > to be performed to get sendmail working for > outgoing > > mail only in a secure manner? > > Please see the fine Handbook: > > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mail.html > > Although, it is entirely reasonable to consider > using Postfix instead. > > -- > -Chuck > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Be a better Heartthrob. Get better relationship answers from someone who knows. Yahoo! Answers - Check it out. http://answers.yahoo.com/dir/?link=list&sid=396545433 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"