Mailx with gmail

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Installing mailx

yum -y update
yum install -y mailx

We can now start sending e-mails using

create a symbolic link

ln -s /bin/mailx /bin/mail

Set an External SMTP Server to Relay E-Mails

vi /etc/mail.rc


set smtp=smtps://
set smtp-auth=login
set [email protected]
set smtp-auth-password=YOURPASSWORD
set ssl-verify=ignore
set nss-config-dir=/etc/pki/nssdb/

example usage :

echo "Your message" | mail -v -s "Message Subject" [email protected]
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