[clug] Mass Mailing
rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Nov 23 09:58:04 GMT 2005
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Dr Mikel wrote:
> I'm trying to find a simple mass mailing solution (it's not spam).
> The recipients come from a database that can be in text or excel format.
> 50,000+ that needs to go out every weekend.
> And another 1000+ with attachment every weekend.
> All it needs to do is send mail from the excel/text file and I would input
> the message etc preferably web based.
> It would be nice if it could handle or split the loads some how maybe
Dont know about the attatchment bit, nor what you have installed, but this
worked for me
for i in `cat ../names.txt`
#/usr/bin/mailx -s "Subject here" $i < /tmp/file_containing_message
cat blahblah|mailx -s "Here's the file" $i
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