- outgoing Mail Transfer Agent
utility sends email out using SMTP. It is a simple
replacement for sending outgoing email. It does not
listen to any interface; and it cannot route email.
The following options are available:
- -f sender
Set the address of the
instead of the current user.
A dot ".." character on line by itself will not terminate incoming,
(Same as --ooii switch.)
When reading from standard input, the message does not end when
a dot ".." character is on a line by itself.
(Same as --ii option.)
Not implemented. Ignored. (Show queue of mail to be sent.)
Use recipients from the To:, Cc:, and Bcc: headers.
Signal end of options. (Two hyphens.)
email addresses can be listed on the command line.
Currently, the relaying or destination mailhub must be defined
only sends the email to one mail server.
does minor logging using the
LOG_MAIL facility and
LOG_INFO priority. (By default, the logging is recorded
does generic SMTP (HELO, MAIL FROM, RCPT TO, and QUIT).
does not use /etc/aliases. It cannot deliver locally.
does not check syntax of addresses. It does not currently have a
mechanism to retry sending queued mail.
requires a space between
"--ff" and the