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Setting the importance flag for Microsoft Outlook using sendmail

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Is it possible to set the importance flag for Microsoft Outlook using only UNIX's sendmail command? If it is, how?
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You can sent the X-Priority from 1(highest) to 5(lowest).

$ /usr/sbin/sendmail -t
To: mailto@domain.com
From: mailfrom@domain.com
X-Priority: 1
Subject: Test mail priority
This is a test mail
.

It should set the X-Priority which Outlook will indicate as a high priority mail.
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Dear asker: please post output of "uname -a" command of your UNIX system.
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