Forwarding selected messages from within the mailbox
Use this procedure to forward specific mail messages within the mailbox.
To forward specific mail messages:
- Create a new message by using the m subcommand
and specify a recipient by typing the following at the mailbox prompt:
where User refers to the login name of another user, and Host is the name of the user's system. If the user is on your system, you can omit the
@Hostpart of the address.
- Type a subject name at the Subject: prompt.
- To specify the number of the mail message to be forwarded, type:
MessageNumber identifies the piece of mail to forward.
The mail command displays a message similar to the following:
Interpolating: 1 (continue)
- To exit mail, type a period (
.) on a blank line. At the Cc: prompt, type any additional names to whom you wish to forward a mail message.