[PLUG] Creating multiple email addresses for a system users.

null null giimale at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 20:15:00 IST 2008

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Meghanand Acharekar <vasco.debian at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have written a perl/shell script on one of our servers which checks the
> server health and send alert emails to administrators.The script runs as a
> cron job under root privileges, it is working properly.But the email which
> we receive has From email address : root at server.name, Is there any way to
> change this email address ?
> Is this possible to chang 'from' email header ? If yes how ? and
> Is it possible to assign multiple email addresses to a single system user
> (not aliases)
> --
> Regards,
> मेघानंद नं. आचरेकर
> Meghanand N. Acharekar
> " A proud GNU\Linux User "
> Reg Linux User #397975
> Email : vasco.debian at gmail.com
> URL : www.debian.org
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Does your script do the SMTP transaction? I guess not.
What utility are you using to send the mail? check its man page
Ex: sendmail -f user at addr should work I guess.


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