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cron does not start and gives the error "! cannot start cron; FIFO exists" (Doc ID 1005549.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

The cron daemon aborts with one of the following message when it is started:

Cause

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