Oracle Linux : Mail with Attached Files in Uuencode/Uudecode Received in Incorrect Format

(Doc ID 2345612.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Files attached with mail using the uuencode command is not received in the correct format. The same setup works correctly in Oracle Linux 5.

Command used:
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[root@localhost ~]# uuencode /path/test.txt | mailx -s "test" email@example.com


No errors seen in the logs as mails are getting delivered.

A sample attachment file is as follows:
begin 644 kandy_att.txt
+2V%N9'D@2&5R90H'
'


 

Cause

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