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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2001


    Hello All

    I would like to write a shell script that perodically checks for a users mail box and then forwards the mail to the users sms account .

    say for example my mail server is and my email is whenever anew mail arrives i would like to forward this mail to my sms account which has an email id like
    also i would like to keep a simple text file containg the email ids of my contacts whenever i receive a mail from one of these contacts that the mail should be forwarded to my sms account not otherwise.

    could anybody gimme a shell script for i am new to shell scripts.


    [Edited by hrishy on 08-22-2001 at 11:35 PM]

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    You are taking about two concepts one is mail forwarding, and the other is creating a list serve. They are two different concepts. Refer sun user manual for detail on how to set it.


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