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Posted on 2000-04-24
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Hi folk,

I am having one stupid propblem with the /bin.mail program:
I am triaying to send one email from one cgi, but when the user to receive the message, the sender is "nobody"!!!

How can I to fix it???
Pelase help me!!

This the code:

open (MEN,$mailtext) || die "No pude abrir el mensaje";
open(MAIL,"| $mailprog $email");  
print MAIL "From: $sender\n";
print MAIL "To: $email\n";
print MAIL "Subject: $subject\n\n";

while (<MEN>){
    print MAIL;
}
close(MAIL);
close(MEN);
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Question by:hakimus
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maneshr earned 50 total points
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nobody is the default user under whom CGI scripts are executed.

if you want to instead use some other user then try this..
$sender="somebody\@somwhere.com";
$mailprog="/usr/bin/sendmail -t ";

open (MEN,$mailtext) || die "No pude abrir el mensaje";
open(MAIL,"| $mailprog") || die $!;

print MAIL "From: $sender\n";
print MAIL "To: $email\n";
print MAIL "Subject: $subject\n\n";

while (<MEN>){
  print MAIL;
}
close(MAIL);
close(MEN);
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by:hakimus
ID: 2745117
Thanbks !!
It's easy!!

The points  are yours!!!
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