[CentOS] cron job not working
data345 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 17 17:26:34 UTC 2008
> Probably a permissions problem, as has been noted. What I can't
> understand is how the problem came to be so complicated. This,
> run as a root cron job, will produce the desired directory:
> mkdir -p /ora-local/db-test-backups/`date +%Y"_"%m"_"%d`
> ...without the adjustments in the perl script. AAMOF, it's even
> simpler if you can tolerate hyphen separators rather than
> underscores. (date +%F)
I'll give that a shot. Note that I have not been running this as root
(though crond is running as root).
Most of the time, if it's a permissions problem, crond will send an
email telling me it's a permissions problem.
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