The so-called "sendmail.exe" is equivalent to the unix "mail" program.
The unix "sendmail " has more functionality than MS exchange (as far as mail
>I have a project to port scripts from unix into NT4. They used sendmail
>to automatically copy posted items to specific people. In trying to
>replicate the code with Perl for Win32 in my NT environment, I'm trying to
>load Microsoft Exchange's sendmail.exe utility (from the Backoffice
>Resource Kit disk).
>It seems to have loaded ok, but when I try to run it, I get this:
>Error: MAPI Logon Failed: 3
>I am using the -u and -p switches on the command line, but to no avail. I
>assume that the userid and password should be exactly the same as the
>Exchange account's. Anybody know what I'm doing wrong?
>I noticed that you have to enclose all switch values in quotes, unlike the
>example given in the Exchange Server Resource Guide. Is this right?
>Windows NT Server 4.0 w/ SP3
>Perl for Win32, version 5.003 from Activestate.com
>Microsoft Exchange Server, version 5.5
>Also, I've tried to follow the suggestion given at:
>Microsoft Support: XGEN: Using the SENDMAIL.EXE Utility with the AT
>I just do NOT understand the steps(!):
>8. ...run the Mail and Fax tool. (I have none)
>9. Create a profile... what kind of profile? User? Mail?
>10. I don't understand what the hell they are trying to say.
>Hope someone out there can clarify this. Thanks, in advance. Please copy