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Old 03-29-2006, 09:29 AM   #1
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ps -aux ---> /usr/sbin/sendmail -i -FCronDaemon -oem root ??

Ok ... I just did a ps -aux on my company's server and I see a process:

/usr/sbin/sendmail -i -FCronDaemon -oem root

Can anyone tell me what it is doing (or what's happening) please? Thanks a lot.
Old 03-29-2006, 09:03 PM   #2
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Bump ... Anyone with any clues?
Old 03-29-2006, 09:22 PM   #3
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It's sending a message as CronDaemon to root.
You might want to check which scripts are being run by cron (/var/spool/crontab/ or /var/spool/cron/crontabs) because it is probably mailing an error report or something.


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