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# 8  
Old 08-10-2009
Hi methyl

i am new to this

so can you tell me how to collect env of cron and env of command promt by example.
it will be ver helpful
# 9  
Old 08-10-2009
1) Check ur file has xecute permission?
If not please add chmod a+x filename

2) try to use full path for all commands which are useed inside the script.

3) type "mail" and see what is the error exactly.

Good luck
# 10  
Old 08-10-2009
Thanks . my file was not executable . The cron is now running.

# 11  
Old 08-10-2009
Originally Posted by asalman.qazi
Thanks . my file was not executable . The cron is now running.

That's amazing!

I asked:

Why do you run the script manually as

sh /netmon/bin/

with sh? Is the file not executable? Can you check it?
You said:
my script is executable, i can directly use
# 12  
Old 08-10-2009
Reply to the question about "env".
From the command prompt, just type "env". It will tell you what environment variables have been set during the login process. See "man login" for the full process.

To find out the environment in cron just create a one-time cron containing just and "env" command. The output will be in mail for the user owning the cron. You will see that the environment is quite limited and your script may need to add to the environment to work.
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