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Cannot Use Mailx/mail (sendmail) On ODA Servers (Doc ID 1678064.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Cannot use mailx/mail (sendmail) on ODA servers as 'oracle' account.

Get this error when run as oracle OS ID:

[oracle@adder1 ~]$ echo $msg | /bin/mailx -s "Notice"
[oracle@adder1 ~]$ WARNING: RunAsUser for MSP ignored, check group ids (egid=1001, want=51)

[oracle@adder1 ~]$ grep smmsp /etc/passwd /etc/group
[oracle@adder1 ~]$

[oracle@adder1 ~]$ grep root /etc/passwd /etc/group
[oracle@adder1 ~]$ grep oracle /etc/passwd /etc/group


Problem may occur following a new install or upgrade of ODA to a new release.


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