RevCGI Hosts?

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Thu Feb 21 10:13:55 CST 2008


Richard,

You're lucky, RocketsSendmail supports only two operating systems -
Linux & Mac OS X - so you're good to go. On MacOS X, RocketsSendmail
will use command line mail command.

(Mac OS X includes sendmail but mail command line tool works better)

Cheers
andre

On 2/21/08, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
> Andre,
>
>  OK. Well, perhaps that's where I'm running into a problem.
>
>  I'm running my Rev cgi program on a dedicated MacMini server. It's
>  simply a MacMini sitting in some server farm somewhere, so it's not a
>  "hosted" account, in the traditional sense. Should I still be able to
>  use sendmail?
>
>  Thanks.
>
> Richard
>
>
>
>  On Feb 21, 2008, at 10:32 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>
>  > Richard,
>  >
>  > RocketsSendmail is just a wrapper for the popular Sendmail unix tool
>  > that is bundled with every linux under the sun. In the end, you're
>  > calling the sendmail command line tool and that tool is sending the
>  > email.
>  >
>  > It does not rely on relays or other hacks, sendmail is the *official*
>  > way to send emails from a hosted account usually.
>  >
>  > You'll need to change the path to sendmail though.
>  >
>  > andre
>  >
>  > On 2/21/08, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
>  >> Andre,
>  >>
>  >>  I'll definitely take a good look at that. Does that library require
>  >>  an SMTP relay or does it use some other method of sending an email?
>  >>
>  >>  Thanks.
>  >>
>  >> Richard
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>  On Feb 21, 2008, at 1:19 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>  >>
>  >>> Richard,
>  >>>
>  >>> you can use RocketsSendmail library from the RevOnRockets package to
>  >>> send email, you'll probably need to change the path to the sendmail
>  >>> application in there, but after that you should be able to send
>  >>> emails
>  >>> in one line of code.
>  >>>
>  >>> Andre
>  >>>
>  >>> On 2/20/08, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
>  >>>> Two questions about both of these cgi hosting options:
>  >>>>
>  >>>>  1. how do you generate an email from these accounts? With
>  >>>> libsmtp253
>  >>>>  or something else?
>  >>>>
>  >>>>  2. can you use the "put x into ftp:url z" syntax or some other
>  >>>>  language to place data from the cgi-bin into a remote location on
>  >>>>  another server?
>  >>>>
>  >>>>  Thanks.
>  >>>>
>  >>>> Richard Miller
>  >>>>
>  >>>>
>  >>>>
>  >>>>
>  >>>>  On Feb 20, 2008, at 12:52 AM, Mark Talluto wrote:
>  >>>>
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>> On Feb 19, 2008, at 7:16 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>>> You and others here got me to take a look at DreamHost, and I've
>  >>>>>> been very happy with them over the last year since I signed on.
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>> I have both a Dreamhost and JaguarPC account.  I am about to close
>  >>>>> out our JaguarPC accounts as their ftp upload max speed is around
>  >>>>> 125KB/sec.  I can saturate my pipe at 2 MB/Sec with DreamHost.
>  >>>>> Gotta love FIOS!
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>> Mark Talluto
>  >>>>> --
>  >>>>> CANELA Software
>  >>>>> http://www.canelasoftware.com
>  >>>>>
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