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Old 11-08-2017
Script containing Curl doesn't run with crontab

I have a problem with the crontab command
when I run a code containing Curl on the command line it runs without fail but as soon as I program it with crontab it executes everything except the curl returns fail
thank you for helping me to resolve this problem because since Monday I look without finding an issue

ps. I got this message: curl: (7) Failed connect to; Connection timed out

thank you in advance

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Last edited by RudiC; 11-08-2017 at 07:34 AM.. Reason: Added CODE tags.
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Old 11-08-2017
This is most likely because the environment for the process set up by cron is very basic. You may need to include all sorts of things such as proxy variables in your called script.

Can you share the code and details of what OS/version you are using? Sanitised output from uname -a should be fine.

Kind regards,
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Old 11-08-2017
Thank you Robin for your reply,
uname -a returns :
Linux 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Oct 24 16:09:20 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

and this piece of code returns fail thoug it works fine in th command line :

if /usr/bin/curl -LS -D- -X GET -H "Authorization:Basic $password" -H 'Content-Type: text/csv' -L -o  $OUTPUT_FILENAME $url; then
                       # if wget GET password=$password -H 'Content-Type: text/csv' password=$password  -o  $OUTPUT_FILENAME $url; then
                            echo "success"
                            echo "fail"

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Last edited by RudiC; 11-08-2017 at 07:31 AM.. Reason: Added CODE tags.
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Old 11-08-2017
What be the contents ot the variables password, OUTPUT_FILENAME, url when run from cron?
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Old 11-08-2017
What are your values for the following variables in your interactive shell and what are they set to in your script?

Thanks again,
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Old 11-08-2017
excuse me Robin , I'm beginner in shell so I don't how to get theses informations http_proxy etc

Last edited by beautymind; 11-08-2017 at 11:23 AM.. Reason: Obfuscated publicly visible password
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Old 11-08-2017
echo $http_proxy
echo $NO_PROXY

just in front of the curl command.

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