[Gllug] sending mail inside nt-based lan

ben f ben_m_f at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Feb 6 10:44:42 UTC 2004

 --- Bruce Richardson <itsbruce at uklinux.net> wrote: >
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 10:06:08AM +0000, ben wrote:
> You're out of luck, I think.  Not that it's
> theoretically impossible,
> just that there is no current mechanism, afaik. 
> Mutt uses the local
> sendmail binary to send mail.  Like most programs
> that do that, it
> doesn't care if the binary is provided by sendmail
> or some other
> program, so long as it takes standard options and
> reads the mail on
> stdin.  So if there were such a thing as a program
> that could take a
> standard message and feed it to Exchange over
> Exchange's proprietary
> protocol, you'd be set.  It wouldn't even matter if
> it didn't take
> sendmail options or if it insisted in reading from a
> specific, oddly
> formatted file because you could write your own
> sendmail script to feed
> it.
> Unfortunately, I don't know of any such program. 


> There are a few tools
> available for Linux, such as Ximian Connector, which
> do have some
> Exchange functionality but they are not free
> software and can't be used
> as outlined above, to the best of my knowledge.

Yeah, I'd heard of that, but it involves putting hand
in pocket - to which I'm ideologically opposed!

Well, looks like I'd better get my ssh shovel out...


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