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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Networking
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 3, 2017


I have read that IBM don't want to make it able to change the sender. But could IBM add a parameter for setting the Reply-To header in the command SNDSMTPEMM.

Use Case:

Sending with a dummy user with e-mail "don't reply " but provide a respond email address for the customer.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2020

    No further response has been received, this request is being closed.

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2018

    API QtmmSendMail can send any MIME Request for Comments (RFCs) compliant MIME file and the mail-from field in the MIME could be different from the actual user profile who calls the API. You can find the information on knowledge center, I did not find an example on knowledge center website. The troubleshooting website ( might help if the email is not sent out.

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2018

    Thank you for your answer, where can i find an documentation for QTMMSND, or an example implementation?

  • Guest
    Feb 28, 2018

    API QTCP/QTMMSND can send any MIME file and the mail-from field in the MIME could be different from the actual user profile who calls the API.

    The CL SNDSMTPEMM or SNDDST sets the mail-from fields to whom calls the CL, the reply-to field is set to same as mail-from field automatically. But, the alias name can be used to specify a different name rather than the user profile in the mail-from field.

    The following document could guide how to customerize the FROM E-Mail Address When Sending Mail From Your IBM i Server.

    Can this satisfy your requirements?

    If your requirement is to specify the reply-to in the CL SNDSMTPEMM, we need evaluate the effort later. We prefer not to change the CL SNDDST.

  • Guest
    Oct 11, 2017

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Networking
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client