Bug ID 723111: mailx is blocked by SELinux Policy

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP All(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: Jun 05, 2018

Severity: 4-Minor


The mail command is not functional with the SELinux Policy.


Cannot use mailx to send mail. This is a function of the SELinux Policy, which does not allow execution of the mailx commands.


Using mailx to send mail.


To work around this issue, you can configure the BIG-IP system to communicate with an SMTP mail server using the method appropriate for your BIG-IP version. For specific procedures, see K3667: Configuring alerts to send email notifications :: https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K3667.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips