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(sendmail) Re: Win32::Daemon and Outlook

by mwp (Hermit)
on Nov 24, 2000 at 03:10 UTC ( #43176=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Win32::Daemon and Outlook

This may not be an option, but I recommend using the sendmail MTA as an alternative to mucking about with Outlook and OLE. Now you may say to me, "Sendmail? Isn't that a Unix thing?" and I'd say "Yes, but" there is a sendmail binary included in the NT Resource Kit that you can use! Convenient, no?

Try this:

# I forget the exact path to sendmail in NT. # -t tells sendmail to scan the message for To:, From:, etc. $sendmail = 'c:\bin\sendmail.exe -t'; open(MAIL, ">$sendmail") || die 'Could not load sendmail!'; print MAIL <<EOF To: batgnat@hiscorp.com From: fileserver@hiscorp.com Subject: 2GB Warning on File Server Your fileserver has less than 2GB of free disk space. EOF close(MAIL);
Don't forget the extra break after the Subject line.

Hope this helps!

Friar 'kaboo
avoiding NT problems with archaic Unix solutions since 1996 {g}


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Re: (sendmail) Re: Win32::Daemon and Outlook
by BatGnat (Scribe) on Nov 28, 2000 at 02:10 UTC
    Unfortunatly my Exchanges SMTP is disabled, (GE security Policy). And even if it was, there is a current project to outsource email for the region. I have no idea whether they will have SMTP, but until i find out, I am stuck.
    It does have an IMAP port open, does anyone have any modules for that??? I did a quick search and found none.

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