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# 1  
Old 04-16-2002
Bug crontab

Hi, there,

Here is the problem: I wrote a shell script for automatically do the file submission. This script runs great when I use command line. However, after I put it in the crontab for certain time runing, the error message I got was "System is not configured properly, unable to proceed". I don't know what's wrong with the crontab. I checked ownership, it is ok! Please help me to solve this. Thanks in advance!

yun

script
____________________________________________________
#!/bin/sh
#

#
var=`echo $2 | sed 's/;/ /g'`
dirs=`echo $1|sed 's/;/ /g'`
pos=0

for f in $var
do

pos2=0;

for dir in $dirs
do
if [ $pos2 = $pos ]; then


echo `date` $dir $f $3 $4 $5 $6 >> /tmp/cv.initd.dump
if [ "$3" = "ADVEXCEPTION" ]
then
/opt/CV/bin/`/opt/CV/etc/script/config`/cv.aeip -p $dir -f $f $4
exit 0
fi
if [ "$f" = "RESADVEXCEPTION" ]
then
/opt/CV/bin/`/opt/CV/etc/script/config`/cv.aeip -r $dir

exit 0
fi
/opt/CV/bin/`/opt/CV/etc/script/config`/cv.initd $dir $f $3 $4 $5 $6

fi
pos2=`expr $pos2 + 1`
done
pos=`expr $pos + 1`
done

exit 0
# 2  
Old 04-16-2002
Sounds like you have an environment setting problem. What user do you execute the script as? Is this the same as the root user?

Do use the full path in the crontab?

Please post your cron entry as well.

Also, put a line at the end of your crontab like this 2> error.log to capture any error messages.

Post these errors also.
# 3  
Old 04-16-2002
crontab?

thank you Kelam_Magnus.

my cron tab like
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
08 01 * * * find /cvdata2/download/image -name "*upi*" -mtime +2 -exec /usr/bin/rm {} \; 2> /dev/null
#
# this makes a automatic submit tcup* files every morning every 20 min.
01,11,36,50 * * * * find /cvdata/download/image/A -name 'tcup*' |awk -F'/' '{print $6}'| xargs -i /opt/CV/etc/script/tcupsbmt /cvdata/download/image/A {} IMGREQ FILE 0x10 > /var/log/tcup.log 2> /var/log/tcup_error.log
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I do put the full path there.

the log file I got like
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
more /var/log/tcup.log
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
System is not configured properly, unable to proceed
--------------------------------------------------------------------

also, 2> /var/log/tcup_error.log
have nothing in it.

thanks again!
# 4  
Old 04-16-2002
crontab ?

oh, I forget that I do use root for the crontab. I changed the ownership and group both to the root for the tcupsbmt script.

Thanks!
# 5  
Old 04-16-2002
Does it run correctly now?

Was your problem that you had the ownership:group wrong?

Smilie
# 6  
Old 04-16-2002
crontab

no, it still not running, is ther any other way for the set the environment? Could you give me more details? Thanks!
# 7  
Old 04-16-2002
When you run the script from the command line. What user are you? What are the environment variables for that user. Type env at the prompt. It should give you the variables that are set. What is the PATH of the user that you use to exe the script.

What directory is the script in? What are the directory permissions of directory that the script is in?

Put the script in a directory that is in your PATH line /usr/local/bin or /usr/bin.

Let me know.

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