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 SMTPCLIENT(1)                    21/Oct/97                    SMTPCLIENT(1)
 Ralf S. Engelschall                                     Ralf S. Engelschall

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 NAME
      smtpclient -- simple SMTP client

 SYNOPSIS
      smtpclient [-s STR] [-f ADDR] [-r ADDR] [-e ADDR] [-c ADDR] [-S HOST]
      [-P NUM] [-M] [-L] [-v] recipient ...

      smtpclient [-V] [-h]

 VERSION
      1.0.0 (21-10-1997)

 DESCRIPTION
      SMTPclient is a minimal SMTP client that takes an email message body
      and passes it on to a SMTP server (default is the MTA on the local
      host). Since it is completely self-supporting, it is especially
      suitable for use in restricted environments.

      A typical usage is as a MTA emulating program on a dedicated
      webserver.  There it is usually called from within a CGI program to
      receive a mail (constructed by the CGI program out of a HTML form) and
      to forward it to the actual mailserver.

 OPTIONS
      -s, --subject=STR
          Specifies the Subject: header. This gives the message a title.
          Default is no subject.

      -f, --from=ADDR
          Specifies the From: address header. This is the logical senders
          address.  Default is ``daemon'', which is probably wrong.

      -r, --reply-to=ADDR
          Specifies the Reply-To: address header. This is where replies
          should be send to. Default is no such header.

      -e, --errors-to=ADDR
          Specifies the Errors-To: address header. This is where delivery
          problems should be reported. Default is no such header.

      -c, --carbon-copy=ADDR
          Specifies the Cc: address header. This can contain one or more
          addresses (seperated by comma) to which one copy of the message is
          send to. Default is no such header.

      -S, --smtp-host=HOST
          Specifies the name or IP-address of the SMTP host to connect to.
          This is the host where the MTA is running to which the message is
          forwarded. By default, the mail is send to the SMTP daemon on



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          localhost or to the host specified in the environment-variable
          SMTPSERVER if exists.

      -P, --smtp-port=NUM
          Specifies the port of the SMTP host to connect to. Default is port
          25 (smtp).

      -M, --mime-encode
          Use MIME-style translation to quoted-printable (base 16).

      -L, --use-syslog
          Log errors to system's syslog facility instead of stderr.

      -v, --verbose
          Turn on verbose logging to stdout.

      -V, --version
          Display the program version.

      -h, --help
          Display the usage page.

 RESULTS
      The program terminates with a non-zero exit status in case of errors.

 AUTHOR
       Ralf S. Engelschall
       rse@engelschall.com
       www.engelschall.com























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