Originally Posted by goggyturk
Could be your /sbin directory isn't in your PATH - which dictates which directories your system looks in for programs to execute from the CLI.
/sbin/setenv [yourstuff] ...
See if that works
It won't work. /sbin/setenv doesn't exist.
As stress_junkie already pointed, setenv is a csh builtin command, which means it is processed internally by this shell.
Use the export builtin with bourne shells.