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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I running Linux Mint Debian Edition tracking testing and have started a cron job that will send something to the root mailbox. Mint has heirloom and exim4 installed. However, mail was getting nothing. I realized that in /etc/aliases, there was a line
root: mintSince you can't log into the mint... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Narnie
We were facing cron job failures and raised a case to our UNIX team, they fixed the issue and said cron job failures due to root mail file corruption.
My questions are,
1. Whether root mail file corruption cause cron job failures?
2. Do we have any size limitation for root mail file?... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: paventhan
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am afraid that I goofed up my mailing system.
I have an Ubuntu 9.10 system
$ uname -smor
Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux
I am wanting to receive cron job mails. I noticed that cron jobs were trying to send mail to sendmail. I had installed ssmtp so I could send mail... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Narnie
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Maybe a stupid question, but I'd like to know others opinions. I have more than 250 servers (mostly domU) and now I'm redirecting root mail to a local account on every vps. To tell U the truth I never read them, but I don't know if I'm making a mistake. My question is simple, what should you do... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: iga3725
I'm using this command line to get a daily mail through crontab with the content of /var/mail/root:
mailx -s "Test My Server" email@example.com </var/mail/root
and it works fine, but I'd like to get only the information updated in the last 24 hours.
Thanks in advance for any... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Giordano Bruno
When I want to see mail after login as root. The screen goes crazy showing lots lots lots of Email.
Is there anyway I can delete some old Email?? How? Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ldaliosmane
I need to configure our AIX 5.3 to relay mail to exchange.
I have got this working with no issues yet, I can not send mail to root@localhost.
# uname -a
AIX Blade1 3 5 0000E6DAD400
# oslevel -s
/var/spool/mqueue (2 requests)... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: pobman
Hello i need to reduces the size of the mail of root (var/mail/root),
I have mail from last year.
how can i do it?
thank you for your time. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: enkei17
how can i forward roots mail, i want every mail fowarded (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: csaunders
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am running a few scripts through a cron job. This is for checking some key services that are running on by box. The problem is, everytime the cron runs, it sends a mail to the root account. The root account mails need to cleared every now and then. Is there some way I can stop these... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: skotapal