Disabling mail "Error during registration" on SuSE

NOTE: It about SuSE 11 !

Quick answer for impatient:

# touch /var/lib/suseRegister/neverRegisterOnBoot

Explanation

The mail:

To: root
Subject: Error during registration
User-Agent: Heirloom mailx 12.5 7/5/10
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
From: root

Registration failed.

It generated by cronjob /etc/cron.d/novell.com-suse_register which in my case contains:

46 14 23 * * root /usr/lib/suseRegister/bin/cron_suse_register

The script cron_suse_register checks installed product flavor and existance of /var/lib/suseRegister/neverRegisterOnBoot. If all conditions are met it run suse_register with flag --batch, what in turn generates e-mail to root with Subject.

You can remove a cronjob, but it can return back with update of suseRegister package.

Enjoy.


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Updated on Fri Feb 24 10:12:09 IST 2017 by Oleg Volkov More documentations here