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Old 10-04-2011
Diffrent output in cron jobs


I have issue with cron.
When i run script manually output is fine but when i add it to cron output file is not as same.

both file attach some junk charecter comming in cron output.
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Old 10-04-2011
Can you post the script that is behind these 2 files
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Old 10-05-2011

find the attach scripts.
My observation is when i run this script manually my terminal size row=42, column=124, but when cron run same script terminal size creating issue.
And due to same long ping command will creating output issue.
In Cron script is running fine but i didn't get desired output


[whttodo] code
#!/usr/local/bin/expect --
set ipadd [lindex $argv 0]
set dst "ping routing-instance XYXW_GSM_SIGNALING rapid count 25 \r"
set timeout -1
eval spawn telnet $ipadd
expect "*:"; send "xxxxxxxx\r"
expect "*d:" ; send "xxxxxx\r"
expect "*>" ; send $dst\r
expect "*>" {send "quit\r"}

Last edited by pludi; 10-05-2011 at 04:09 AM..
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Old 10-05-2011
Try to set the environment values in the script code.
I faced this issue and it was resolved by just setting the environment variables in the script.
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Old 10-05-2011
But just give me examples
so i can do it..
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Old 10-05-2011

In your crontab do the following:

* * * * * env > /var/tmp/env_cron

Once the file gets populated (a minute or so) erase the line and compare the output with the "env" of the working user. Maybe the TERM type needs to be set, most likely the PATH as well etc ...
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