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Oracle Linux: How to Send Mail With Attachments Using mailx 12.x (Doc ID 1577854.1)

Last updated on MARCH 20, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
When upgrading to mailx 12.x the way uuencoded email attachments are displayed in an email client can change from being shown as an attachment to being displayed inline.
uuencode sends attachment as body in the mail in Oracle Linux 6.


Goal

This note discusses the differences in between sending attachments using mailx on Oracle Linux 5 and Oracle Linux 6 or higher

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