FreeBSD > Sending a Message by E-Mail

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E-mail is a way of sending a message between users and administrators from command prompt for shell script. Use mail command as follows

mail -s "Subject" username-name or email-id
email message
email message

..
When the message is complete, press Control-D or type dot character and press return/enter key.

1) To send email to root user to notify printing problem
mail -s "printing problem" root@admin.test.com

Hi Admin

I am having problem with printing can you please check up what is wrong with it. It was working fine untile late evening after that it is not printing from my HP-UX workstation.

Thanks

Joy D.

Please note you can also use webmail program form your web browser or other mail client if already configured.

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