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"Jonas Norlander" 01-14-2009 10:52 PM

Cron and mail
 
2009/1/14 Michael Satterwhite <michael@weblore.com>:
> I've got a problem with the interaction between cron and mail.
>
> I recently had to load a new computer with Hardy. I restarted my cron jobs,
> which have a MAILTO command at the top of them. On my old machine, I received
> a daily email showing me the status of these runs. Since the reload, no email
> messages have been received. Would someone be so kind as to give me some
> ideas on how to fix this?
>

Perhaps a problem with your MTA. Check your /var/log/mail.* files for clues.

/ Jonas

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Nils Kassube 01-15-2009 04:54 AM

Cron and mail
 
Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> I've got a problem with the interaction between cron and mail.
>
> I recently had to load a new computer with Hardy. I restarted my cron
> jobs, which have a MAILTO command at the top of them. On my old
> machine, I received a daily email showing me the status of these runs.
> Since the reload, no email messages have been received. Would someone
> be so kind as to give me some ideas on how to fix this?

By default there is no mail program installed, so if you didn't add one
please install one of the packages "mailx" or "mailutils".


Nils

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