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Old 11-24-2004, 02:54 PM   #1
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PPPD Script problem when cron-scheduling the script

Hi everyone!!

I have a perl script that runs fine from my user (root user), but errors when cron runs it.

I´m scheduled in crontab a pppd connection (dialup), with the set of scripts


I can connect OK if I run directly from shell the script /usr/sbin/ppp-on,
but if the connection is scheduled by crontab, pppd returns the message "Connect script failed"

I have read and test with a wrapper script (like that post ) , but this does not resolve my problem.

Any ideas?


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