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How can I send a mail from 'mail'  or mutt or mailx or other linux console's email client to send all mails to a remote smarthost SMTP server without seting up postfix or sendmail on the sender server?

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Hi,

Regarding this link.. how shopuld I setup mailrc if the smarthost is using another port instead tcp/25?

set smtp=server.domain:port

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Also, how should I setup nail to start a TLS session with teh remote server?

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set smtp=server.domain:port

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