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MGENMID(1) General Commands Manual MGENMID(1)

NAME

mgenmidgenerate a Message-ID

SYNOPSIS

mgenmid

DESCRIPTION

mgenmid generates and prints a unique Message-ID. The Message-ID consists of an encoded timestamp, a random value, and a fully qualified domain name.
The fully qualified domain name is arrived at by:
  1. Using ‘FQDN:’ from ${MBLAZE:-$HOME/.mblaze}/profile (if set).
  2. Resolving the current hostname.
  3. Using the domain component of the mail address in ‘Local-Mailbox:’ from ${MBLAZE:-$HOME/.mblaze}/profile (if set).
If these steps don't result in a fully qualified domain name, mgenmid fails.

EXIT STATUS

The mgenmid utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

mblaze-profile(5)
M. Curtin and J. Zawinski, Recommendations for generating Message IDs, draft-ietf-usefor-message-id-01.txt, July 1998.

AUTHORS

Leah Neukirchen <leah@vuxu.org>

LICENSE

mgenmid is in the public domain.
To the extent possible under law, the creator of this work has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
August 1, 2016 x86_64