Cron not writing errors to user mailbox (/usr/spool/mail/_user)
(Doc ID 2740384.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2021
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Cron, by default, writes failed cron jobs information in user mailbox (/var/spool/mail/<USER> directory), but this doesn't work with users which their username has special characters.
In this case, the username starts with "_" and it's not writting mails to its mailbox.
mail command ends with "No mail for _user" message
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