Originally Posted by colucix
Yes, it is a common problem if you don't do some trick to run a script by crontab. Take in mind that the cron environment is very different from your usual login environment. Anyway, here is the questions:
1. Have you checked the standard output and the standard error coming from the cron job? If you did not redirect them to a file, most likely they have been sent to you by mail (that one you can see using the mail command from a terminal), since this is the default behaviour.
2. What is the actual crontab entry?
3. Can you post the actual content of the script or at least describe the desired output?
hi thanks for replying sorry for late reply
i have checked the error but there is no error
2nd the crontab entry contains
*/5 * * * * /opt/scheduler/myprogram.sh
in this script i m calling a procedure which in turn updating the table
manually it is running but if i put in crontab it is not running
i dont know what is the problem
please help me