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Old 3rd April 2008, 12:23
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Default Crontab - To send mails

Newly learning to use unix at work, i am trying to configure the unix server to send mails to me when backups complete. Unsure how to do this, wondering if anyone can assist please.

The server is running tru64.
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How do you start the backup? Is the backup run by some script? If so, you could add the mail part ti that script.
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The backup is run by a script that was already in place before i started, just do not know the command i should add to get a mail at the end of the script.
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Take a look at the mail command:
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man mail
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Thank you falko, will test and will post if i am stuck.
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