Re: Sending email(smail)
On 5 Feb 1998, Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> Adam Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Sorry, but it doesn't. I use Pine, with the smtp host as localhost. Pine
> > comes back as saying it can't be delivered. I believe this is because smail
> > is trying to resolve with dns, can't, and gives up.
> What version of smail do you use?
> If you use X, make your xterm as wide as possible, try again and tell us
> the exact errormessage smail gives you.
> mailx -s testmail email@example.com
Yes, this does.
This is the error message I get:
[Mail not sent. Sending error: 450 defer '<firstname.lastname@example.org>', sender]
Let me state this again. Sending mail on the cmd line will queue mail for
later delivery when not online. However, if I am in Pine, it(Pine) attempts
to use the local smtp relay(localhost), and mail delivery fails(doesn't
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