Sendmail gives error in messages/syslog file: Nov 5 15:32:15 xxxxx sendmail[20053]: [ID 801593 mail.crit] qA5KWFV8020053: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: fd 0 not open: Bad file number Nov 5 15:32:15 xxxxx sendmail[20053]: [ID 801593 mail.alert (Doc ID 1503810.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Sendmail gives error in messages or syslog file as below:

Nov  5 15:32:15 xxxxx sendmail[20053]: [ID 801593 mail.crit] qA5KWFV8020053: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: fd 0 not open: Bad file number


Nov  5 15:32:15 xxxx sendmail[20053]: [ID 801593 mail.crit] qA5KWFV8020053: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: fd 0 not open: Bad file number
Nov  5 15:32:15 xxxx sendmail[20053]: [ID 801593 mail.alert] qA5KWFV8020053: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: cannot open /dev/null: Permission denied

Cause

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