Why traceback mail received from cronjob everyday for backup failure on Red Hat Satellite 5.

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  • Why every day an email goes to root for a cronjob. It ends with an error.
    Mail context:

    From root@example.com  Tue Aug 25 05:25:31 2015
    Return-Path: <root@example.com>
    X-Original-To: root
    Delivered-To: root@example.com
    Received: by example.com (Postfix, from userid 0)
           id A2B5D160066; Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:25:31 -0400 (EDT)
    From: root@example.com (Cron Daemon)
    To: root@example.com
    Subject: Cron <root@example> /usr/local/sbin/satellite_db_backup.bash > /var/log/satellite-db-backup
    pg_dump: dumping contents of table web_user_site_type
    tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
    tar: Removing leading `/' from hard link targets
    tar: /etc/dhcpd.conf: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
    tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors


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