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/var/spool/clientmqueue generating a large number of files which is occuping more space (Doc ID 2110841.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 7.2 [Release OL5U1 to OL7U2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Malformed cron jobs can generate a large amount of emails. If sendmail is not configured to deliver this mail, hundreds of thousands of files can build up in the /var/spool/clientmqueue directory.


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