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Posted by: akbsol Dec 31 2008, 06:27 AM
This is regarding XMail sendmail binary's extended sender -F flag. Can anyone please tell what is this about. If i use:

echo "test" | sendmail -fabc@abc.com -Fdef@def.com me@myself.com

the mail simply appears to come from def@def.com and -f flag is simply ignored. What is this -F flag exactly for?

-Regards,
Akash

Posted by: hschneider Jan 14 2009, 11:18 AM
Extended sender means, e.g.

"Joe Black <joe.black@death.com>"

Posted by: akbsol Jan 14 2009, 04:08 PM
So when a extended sender -F is supplied on command line, the normal sender -f is simply ignored?

-Regards,
Akash

Posted by: hschneider Jan 15 2009, 11:56 AM
Choose either -f or -F.

For extended sender, the syntax is:

sendmail -F "Joe Black <joe.black@death.com>"

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