000028164 - KB-1279 - How to use sendmail and mailx

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Jun 14, 2016Last modified by RSA Customer Support Employee on Apr 21, 2017
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Article Number000028164
Applies ToAffected Versions: All Versions

Follow this steps:
cd /etc


2. vi mail.rc


3. In the mail.rc file add the following:

· set smtp=smtp.server.com (DNS name for your SMTP server or IP address)

· set from=email@mail.server.com

· set smtp-auth-user=email@mail.server.com (email address for valid account)

· set smtp-auth-password=******


4. Restart sendmail/mail daemon


5. Test functionality using following from command line:

· mailx -s "test" email@mail.server.com (where this is a valid Pepsico email address)


6. Use mailx utility in scripts running on Aveksa server (email will be sent to whoever you specify in the script)