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Old 04-27-2016
Hammer & Screwdriver Crontab

Hello,

I have a situation with crontab command on AIX , when i run a script with crontab i receive empty output , when i run it manually i have information in it,beside the empty output ,SAS log is empty too, i don't know why isn't creating it , could someone told me how could verify crontab command ??

Thank you,
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Old 04-27-2016
cron is run with an extremely limited PATH environment, quite probably your script isn't finding commands its trying to run.

You might try something like

* * * * * . /etc/profile ; /path/to/script to get a more complete profile before running your script, or modify the script itself to set a more complete PATH value before you do anything else.
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Old 04-28-2016
Thank You Corona688 for your help,

could you be more specific , where i have to put the command ? in the window when i write crontab -e. In the blank window ?
i have to put
Code:
* * * * * . /etc/profile ( what do you mean with this ? )


Best regards,
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Old 04-28-2016
Example

Quote:
Originally Posted by rimob
Thank You Corona688 for your help,

could you be more specific , where i have to put the command ? in the window when i write crontab -e. In the blank window ?
i have to put
Code:
* * * * * . /etc/profile ( what do you mean with this ? )


Best regards,
Hello,

something like .
Code:
00    18      *       *       1-5     export USER=jobs110;sh /erpln/bse/etc/rc.startjob 110-00-0003

or
Code:
* * * * *       /usr/bin/ksh /erpln/bse/etc/check_modified_files_all.sh 2>&1 >> /erpln/bse/etc/check_modified_files_all.log

Regards

Last edited by vbe; 04-28-2016 at 09:39 AM..
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