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Sending email from Unix to Lotus Notes

I am trying to send a file as an attachment from Unix to a Lotus notes email ID using below command:

uuencode infile outfile | mail emailaddress

However, it is not working properly. It doesn't send as an attachment. It is going as email body plain text. Can you help me out?

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Use mailx, not mail, especially if you are using a Solaris system. Mailx is compatible with the old SunOS Berkeley type of mail. The mail command has certain parameters which are not compatible with the SunOS mail.

Try this syntax:
uuencode infile outfile | mailx –m –s "test message" emailaddress

This was first published in October 2006

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