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No surprise it doesn't work; it doesn't compile. You were on the right path in the first code. Just send the complete email message with datasend. Most importantly, send the header with To:, From:, Subject:, and blank line separating it from the body.
use strict; use Net::SMTP; my $sender = $ENV{USER}; my $recipient1 = ''; my $smtp = Net::SMTP->new(''); $smtp->mail($sender); $smtp->recipient($recipient1); $smtp->data(); $smtp->datasend("To: $recipient1"); $smtp->datasend("From: $sender"); $smpt->datasend("Subject: some subject"); $smtp->datasend(""); $smtp->datasend("This is the body"); $smtp->datasend(""); $smtp->quit;

In reply to Re^2: Created script to send email but ending up with blank "FROM" field? by iburrell
in thread Created script to send email but ending up with blank "FROM" field? by edger1

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