Ruby to send email attachments


#1

I searched the news group and found a script that sends email with
attachments. I modified it a bit to loop through an array sending to
multiple recipients, however, it seems that addresses with a ‘_’ or a
‘-’ in them will sometimes produce an error on sending.

The script is too long to post here. Here is a link to it:
http://filebox.vt.edu/users/rtilley/public/email.rb

Would someone look it over to see what I’m doing wrong? I’m relatively
new to Ruby, so I’m sure I’ve just done something wrong. Perhaps it’s
how I read the email addresses into an array?

Also, how would I insert a message-id into emails? Our mail server
complains when a message comes through without one and inserts one
itself. No big deal really, it just raises the spam score a tiny bit
(not that I spam)… these are legit emails.

Thanks to anyone who can offer help or advice!
Brad


#2

Hi,

insert this line
smtp.set_debug_output $stderr
after the line
smtp = Net::SMTP.new(@server)
and examine the debug messages.

spam)… these are legit emails.

insert message-id like this
wa.write(“Message-ID:
000001c656e2$a8217380$0100007f@localhost\r\n”)
after the line
wa.write(“MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n”)

Thanks to anyone who can offer help or advice!
Brad

Hope this helps,

Park H.


#3

Hi Brad,

On 4/2/06, rtilley removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

I searched the news group and found a script that sends email with
attachments.

You might want to check out SimpleMail
(http://simplemail.rubyforge.org/). That’s the library I’ve been
using to send out scripted emails.

  • Dimitri