Ubuntu 14.04

I have an email process that sends an email via cron, using sendemail (which I believe is a Perl program that doesn't need an MTA). Where are these sent-emails stored? If they are stored at all?

NOTE: Since I installed sendemail, it looks like all other email packages, postfix, mail, sendmail, were uninstalled automatically.

Thank you.

  • Are you asking where the mail gets sent to (as in to root@host.tld, or the users mail when the crontab was not for root), or if the cronjob keeps a mail folder with things like 'sent mail', 'inbox', 'spam' etc etc? In the last case the answer is Nope. It just sends the mail and does not keep any logs. – Hennes Oct 29 '14 at 12:29
  • If I send an email using alpine, a copy of the outgoing email is stored in a folder called "sent-email". My question is, does "sendemail" the script, save sent emails somewhere. – Bulrush Oct 30 '14 at 18:54
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    No, it does not. It only sends them. It does not archive them or keep local copies. – Hennes Oct 30 '14 at 18:57

The script does not save its sent email, it just sends out the mail - that's all.

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