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send a testmail via exim

Sending a testmail from a server with a configured exim is easy as pie.

From your usershell:

  1. tell exim that we want to send a mail to an recipient and tell us about the details of the sending procedure

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    $ exim -v receipient@foo.bar
  2. Tell exim about the sender, the subject and input some text.

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    From: user@your.domain.example Subject: Foobar Text Text Text I like Pie!
  3. Press Ctrl+d

  4. You should see the details about the SMTP connection. You can return to your shell with Ctrl+c

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Claus-Theodor Riegg
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over 1 year ago
by Claus-Theodor Riegg
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