cron question

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Apr 4 23:31:58 UTC 2006

Marlon Martin wrote:
> i created a simple shell script:
> filename: rn
> #!/bin/sh
> rndc dumpdb
> what it does, is just dump the hostname and IP addresses in /var/dump
> i set the time in 2 minutes but when i checked the logs, it doesnt work any
> idea what did i missed here?

You forgot to use the full path to rndc in your shell script.  You should not
assume that the $PATH cron passes you is going to have that command available.


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