[CentOS] cron jobs fail to run

Wed Jan 5 20:25:17 UTC 2011
Leonard den Ottolander <leonard at den.ottolander.nl>


On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 07:29 -0500, bluethundr wrote:
> [amandabackup at amanda ~]$ ls -l /usr/sbin/amcheck
> -rwsr-x--- 1 root disk 68624 Dec 29 14:08 /usr/sbin/amcheck

Unless the backup user is in the disk group it has no permissions on
this file.

> Although I'm not sure what the 's' indicates in the permissions of amcheck.

Setuid, run the executable as the owner (root in this case). Running
root setuid binaries is a dangerous practice and can open all kinds of
holes in your system.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research