Grep mails by subject with shell script
buecker at phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de
Tue Sep 12 13:16:39 EDT 2006
Walter Willmertinger wrote:
> Is there someway to grep the user's mails by subject, content of mail or
> I just found the way to do it by going to the spool directory what is
> only allowed to root.
You can execute your shell script as root by using sudo
(http://www.gratisoft.us/sudo/). This is also possible from cron jobs.
Plenty of documentation regarding sudo is available online and via your
system's man pages.
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