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Oracle Linux: Mailx with Non-Root Users Returns "Temporary Mail File: Permission Denied" (Doc ID 2695594.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Mailx with non-root users return the following errors

$echo hello word | mailx -v -s `hostname1` hostname2
temporary mail file: Permission denied

Cause

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