How to send mail using linux shell script

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Is there any command I can use to send email using a linux shell script? Or do I have to use some special server or something?
Jun 11, 2019 in Linux Administration by sdfg
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If you've already configured the server, with MTA running on it you can just use the mail command.

Lets say you have a file whose content you wan to send in a mail, You can do this:

$ cat /path/to/file | mail -s "your subject" your@email.com

for more information use:

man mail
answered Jun 11, 2019 by ajs3033
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