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Mail and Mailx On Exadata DB Servers (Doc ID 1497340.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


mailx doesn't exist on Exadata db servers. Where as listing the installed rpms shows mailx

# rpm -qa | grep mailx

# ls -l /bin/mail
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root mail 84856 Jun 6 2007 /bin/mail

How to make mailx work on Exadata DB Servers?


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