Re: send e-mail without use sendmail

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On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 23:02:07 -0500
Les Mikesell <[email protected]> wrote:

> If you want to use a literal IP 
> address you have to enclose it in []'s to skip the MX lookup (and if you 
> are doing it on the command line, enclose in ''s because the []' are 
> shell metacharacters). mail '[email protected][]' will attempt a 
> connection, but the receiving system may still not like it.

Now that is highly interesting and just exactly the kind of answer I was
looking for.  I never heard of using square brackets to enclose an IP address
for that purpose before.

Thanks!  Most appreciated!

I've learned something today.

MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~

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