System mail (Fedora 20)
frankly3d at gmail.com
Wed Dec 25 05:56:58 UTC 2013
On Wed, 25 Dec 2013 06:30:22 +0100
lee <lee at yun.yagibdah.de> wrote:
> A system cannot correctly function without a way for such processes
> to send email.
Yes, they can. Cron can work whether you know about it or not
eg. "journalctl | grep cron | less
# man journalctl if worried
you can always flag on "warning, fail, etc.."
If you have just installed Fedora from F20+
yum install mta (of choice, if required)
> Has all the software that (potentially) sends email been modified to
> accommodate a crippled system?
How is it crippled, it's still logged?
> What happens when you have an MTA installed? Will you still not
> receive such email?
That depends if you have it setup to receive or not.
> What happens when you upgrade? So far, exim still seems to work
> after upgrading.
That's because (MTA) hasn't been obsoleted
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