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Command line mail via Lotus Domino



I have a set of reporting scripts that run as cron jobs on all my servers (a hodge-podge mix of several versions of Fedora & RHEL). These scripts collect performance related data & other information that goes into a report that I have to maintain. As of now, I manually collect the data from these servers every morning. I wanted to modify the current setup to mail the information to me. The problem here is that sendmail is not allowed in the environment and the only mail server is a Lotus Domino server.

My initial problem was how to send an automated mail from the command line to an external server. mail/mailx didn't quite do it for me. Google told me of a perl script called sendEmail[1] which does the job for me.

The problem is that it doesn't work with Lotus Domino. There exists a Java program[2] from IBM that can achieve this but I would prefer not to futz around with Java.

Has anybody managed to send automated emails in a similar environment? Any pointers would be great.


[1] http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendEmail/
[2] http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/NotesCliEmail


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विवेक ज. पाटणकर (Vivek J. Patankar)

Registered Linux User #374218
Fedora release 7 (Moonshine)
Linux 2.6.22.1-27.fc7 x86_64
My USB drives automount! :P


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