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Sendmail service will stop running when upgrading to Solaris 11.3 SRU9 (Doc ID 2174387.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



When upgrading the Solaris 11.3 to SRU9, sendmail can't start successfully and will report following errors in service log:

[ Jul 11 13:26:05 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/smtp-sendmail start"). ] can't open file
[ Jul 11 13:26:05 Method "start" exited with status 96. ]


NOTE: The Solaris 11.3 prior to SRU9 doesn't face this issue.



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