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Re: sender name from /etc/passwd

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  • Victor Duchovni
    ... Postfix does not rewrite the From: header if it is already present. To get the default From: header, don t supply one at all. -- Viktor. P.S. Morgan
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 26, 2010
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      On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 02:20:06PM +0100, Pavel Urban wrote:

      > open(OUTFILE,"|$Config{'mailer'}") or die "Can't execute
      > $Config{'mailer'}: $!\n";
      > print OUTFILE "To: $Config{'mailto'}\n";
      > print OUTFILE "From: $Config{'mailfrom'}\n";
      > print OUTFILE "Subject: Logwatch for $Config{'hostname'} (${OStitle})\n";
      >
      > , when $Config{'mailfrom'} is 'root' and $Config{'mailer'} is 'sendmail
      > -t'. Anybody knows what could make the final substitution, then?

      Postfix does not rewrite the "From:" header if it is already present.
      To get the default "From:" header, don't supply one at all.

      --
      Viktor.

      P.S. Morgan Stanley is looking for a New York City based, Senior Unix
      system/email administrator to architect and sustain our perimeter email
      environment. If you are interested, please drop me a note.
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