Facing issue in Solaris OS in crontab for running shell script

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Facing issue in Solaris OS in crontab for running shell script


i have a shell script. it is running fine when i manually run at command prompt using following command


but while running shell script from crontab, it is giving error in each line.
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Old 11-02-2007
Out of all the Frequently Asked Questions this must be the most Frequently Asked Frequently Asked Question.

Search this site, 99% of problems are caused by incorrect assumptions about the cron environment.

Last edited by porter; 11-02-2007 at 08:34 AM..
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