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|XMail Forum > Documentation and Knowledge Base > What Is Extended Sender -f ?|
|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 -firstname.lastname@example.org -Fdef@def.com email@example.com
the mail simply appears to come from firstname.lastname@example.org and -f flag is simply ignored. What is this -F flag exactly for?
|Posted by: hschneider Jan 14 2009, 11:18 AM|
| Extended sender means, e.g.
"Joe Black <email@example.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?
|Posted by: hschneider Jan 15 2009, 11:56 AM|
| Choose either -f or -F.
For extended sender, the syntax is:
sendmail -F "Joe Black <firstname.lastname@example.org>"