cron or ipfw problem!

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Sat Feb 21 05:02:41 PST 2004

On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 15:51:16 +0300
"Marwan Sultan" <Admin at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>  Thank you for the answers,
>  True, I didnot use the full path for ipfw in my script.
>  when I added to the script /sbin/ipfw RULE_HERE  everything works
>  great. I thought it will regonize the command ipfw by it self. well
>  it didnot :)
>  Thank you again marty, nathan, Ion and all this list helpful users.

Always use full paths in scripts. If you need to make it more portable
define a variable on the beginning, e.g. MY_SCRIPT_BASE='/some/where/'.

You will be amazed how many local attacks or pilot errors could
happened because of relaying on PATH.

Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user

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