SUMMARY: problem with mail piped to program

From: Curtis Linton (
Date: Thu Jun 20 1996 - 19:57:29 CDT

My original posting:
>I want to set a sendmail alias so that mail sent to a user 'info'
>will print out on our laser printer, named pablo. I am running
>Solaris 2.4 on a SS20.

This is what worked as an alias
info: "|PATH=$PATH:/usr/openwin/bin:/usr/bin /usr/openwin/bin/mailp -d pablo"

Thanks to: (Michael Sullivan)
Shifter <>

Also, as a note, was this message:

   (Jochen Bern)
            Computer Science Department, University of Trier, Germany

Way bad Idea!!! Better install procmail as your sendmail's local
Mailer and use procmail's Capabilities to make sure that only
(People successfully pretending in Fakemail to be) allowed Users
can do this.

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