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Why "sendmail -FCronDaemon -i -odi -oem -oi -t -f root " Process Appears when Running Cron Service (Doc ID 2335691.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Why does the sendmail process work as follow when cron job is running ?

# ps -ef | grep send
root 13619 12532 0 10:12 pts/3 00:00:00 grep --color=auto send
root 25780 25723 0 Oct10 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/sendmail -FCronDaemon -i -odi -oem -oi -t -f root <<<<<<<<< 


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