[Solved] mail: command not found on cPanel server

Hey! here is the solution for the below pasted error while you are trying to send emails by using a script.  You can simply fix this issue by installing the package mailx.

Error details:

mail: command not found

Solution:

yum install mailx
service postfix start
chkconfig postfix on

That’s it!

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One thought on “[Solved] mail: command not found on cPanel server

  1. I’m getting a return of “Loaded plugins: versionlock” – “No package mailx available.” – “Error: Nothing to do” after running yum install mailx (as root)

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