[torqueusers] configuring default e-mail address format

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Tue Jan 10 12:05:00 MST 2006

On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 01:40:47PM -0500, Bisbal, Prentice alleged:
> By default, torque send e-mail to user at host.domain.tld. Unfortunately,
> my mailserver (which is not under my administrative control), doesn't
> recognize this, and prefers that the e-mail be in the form
> user at domain.tld. This can be done by specifying it on the command line
> with the -M switch:
> qsub -M user at domain.tld  -m abe pbsjob 
> But I don't expect my users to always remember to do that. Is there
> anyway to force toque to always send mail to user at domain.tld? 

It's a build-time option:

$ ./configure --help | tail

  --maildomain=MAILDOMAIN override the default domain for outgoing mail messages,
                          i.e. "user at maildomain".  the default maildomain is the
                          hostname where the job was submitted from

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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