— a mail
enqueuer for smtpd(8)
utility is a local enqueuer for the
daemon, compatible with
. The message
is read on standard input (stdin) until sendmail
encounters an end-of-file. The sendmail
is not intended to be used directly to send mail, but rather via a frontend
known as a mail user agent.
Unless the optional -t
flag is specified, one or
more recipients must be specified on the command line.
The options are as follows:
- Set the sender's full name.
- Set the sender's address.
- Read the message's To:, Cc:, and Bcc: fields for
recipients. The Bcc: field will be deleted before sending.
- Enable verbose output.
To maintain compatibility with Sendmail, Inc.'s implementation of
, various other flags are accepted, but
have no effect.
utility exits 0 on success,
and >0 if an error occurs.
is primarily developed by Gilles Chehade,
Eric Faurot, and Charles Longeau, with contributions from various
hackers. It is distributed under the ISC
This manpage was written by Ryan Kavanagh
for the Debian project and is distributed under the ISC license.