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Re: mutt/exim - how to rewrite sender-name (-f flag)



On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 01:25:12PM +0100, ds@blizznet.at wrote:
> Hi all!
> 
> I'm using exim (MTA) and mutt (MUA) and I'm able to send (external)
> emails directly from exim with:

> exim -f username recipient@domain.at
> 
> I have to rewrite the sender-name (which is not the same as the from:-address) with "username" which is expected from my ISP.
> 
> So:
> * How do I tell exim (/etc/exim.conf) to rewrite any sender name of
> * a local user with "username" (I'm a single user on my laptop)? or
> * How do I tell mutt to rewrite the sender-name (ie joe@myhostname)
> * with "username" (set sendmail="/usr/sbin/exim -f username" ... in
> * my .muttrc doesn't work ... maybe my old version of mutt (0.91)
> * doesn't deliver flags to exim)?

Try this in your /etc/exim/exim.conf or /etc/email-addresses

*@your_hostname username@domain.at Ffrs

in the section 
######################################################################
#                      REWRITE CONFIGURATION                         #
######################################################################

Regards.

Johann
-- 
Johann Spies          Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch

     "Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your 
      heart, all ye that hope in the LORD."             
                                  Psalms 31:24 



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