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From Samuel Gomez <>
Subject Re: Send mail with Apache
Date Fri, 04 Jul 2008 18:30:23 GMT
Thanks ed.

You realized of the kind of help I need.

In APR docs is explained how to use pipes and as you said, I can try to 
use a mail transfer agent. Sounds quite possible.

(I'm quite noob with C and the sort of solutions it allows to achieve, 
as you saw.)


ed wrote:
> On Fri, 04 Jul 2008 18:42:48 +0200
> Samuel Gomez <> wrote:
>> Is there any way of sending e-mail with Apache?
>> For example, how are mails sent when the ServerAdmin directive ( 
>> ) is used?
>> I was looking around the code but I wasn't able to find when this
>> data is used to compose and send a mail.
> Well, with Apache itself, I don't think there's a routine, since mail
> is implemented differently on different platforms.
> I cannot think of a method to deliver mail on a Windows system, mainly
> because it's not got that orientation, first one has to buy exchange ...
> Anyway, probably the most likely method is to open a pipe
> to /usr/lib/sendmail or /usr/sbin/sendmail, whatever your religion,
> then write mail to it.

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