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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a query related to UNIX Crontab scripts -
Issue: Server space on the db server got 100% full as a result of which the cron scripts did not run. The space utilization issue got resolved in the afternoon. The crons scheduled for a time post the resolution caught up. However the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: qwerty000
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a very simple script that queries from a DB2 table. The script has 3 parts - (i) Sets the db2profile (ii) connects to db2 using credentials (iii) executes the query.This script works fine if i run it manually from the command prompt. However when scheduled in crontab, it proceeds... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: VeePee
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi all, I am trying to run a cronjob to push my files to my git repo once a week and output a prompt to a logfile, my script works fine if I invoke it manually but my cronjob wont run for some reason, I have sourced the file, and restarted my Mac to no avail, right now I believe I have the cronjob... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: gmenfan83
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Does the use of cron (HP-UX 11) present a security risk IF it is only given to accounts which have shell access anyway.
If it does present a risk, what is the risk?
Can a script (or command) run via cron; run anything, write anywhere or read anywhere that the same user can not do outside of... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: eileenkeeney
I have sevaral jbos with bunch of export commands like export VARIABLE=value.
They work perfectly when I run manually but when I try to run from crontab it stops right at this export command.
But when I replace these export with these, crontab job works fine.
VARIABLE = value;... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: MKNENI
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to add a cron job in /etc/crontab using a shell script.??:confused:
Actually the requirement is we need to run a script say, XXX.sh every 10 min through “cron”.
That can be achieved by adding the below code line in the /etc/crontab , (i.e., “crontab -e ” command to add this to the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Dedeepthi
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am on AS3 Update 4 Linux
and am having an issue with an automated ftp script, I tried using the fd/sub proc method and that did not seem to work either. I normally use the following method to perform my ftp's but for some reason it works if I launch the script at the command line but in Cron it... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bryanthomas
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a solaris9 x86 server using ssh as follows:
SSH Version Sun_SSH_1.0, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
The remote server solaris9 sparc has exactly the same version ssh installed.
I am running a script on my server which includes the following command to run a script on the remote server:... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: frustrated1
9. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
We have hundreds of threads involving cron and crontab. Rather than creating a post with dozens of links, I thought I'd just write up a tutorial with only a few selected links.
cron is a daemon that runs periodic tasks. crontab is name of textfile that is used to control cron. ... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Perderabo
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm having problems with cron. First cron is running as a process when i send the top command and I am logged in as root. I type crontab -e to edit/create my cron job. What I'm trying to do is run a perl script on my server (the script does work, i know because I type perl script.pl... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ezekiel61