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Cron Issue on RHEL AS r4 Update 2)
I hope someone can help me. I have a scirpt that does not seem to be running via cron. It's basically something written by one of our developers to export some Oracle databases every night. It runs fine from the command line but does not work via cron.
[root@localhost script]# ls -al secfin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 oracle oracle 259 Dec 5 17:48 secfin
exp system/manager@secfin FULL=Y file=/home/oracle/backup/secfin/"$dmp" log=/home/oracle/backup/secfin/"$logfile"
[root@localhost ~]# crontab -u oracle -l
30 0 * * 1-5 /home/oracle/backup/script/secfin
So if I su to oracle and cd to /home/oracle/backup/script followed by ./secfin it works fine but via cron no joy.
The cron log shows:
Dec 28 00:30:01 localhost crond: (oracle) CMD (/home/oracle/backup/script/secfin)
I'm a bit stuck at this point If there is any one out there that can help I'd be eternally grateful. If there is any more info needed please let me know.