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Old 01-06-2007, 11:05 AM   #1
just_me_then
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error from .php file call in cron


Hello, im have the following in a php script, which cron runs every now and then!

Code:
$c1 = "useradd ".$username." -p $(crypt ".$clearpass.")";
shell_exec('$c1');
Everything else in the script works fine, except this which returns this error to me by mail:

Quote:
X-Cron-Env: <SHELL=/bin/sh>
X-Cron-Env: <HOME=/root>
X-Cron-Env: <PATH=/usr/bin:/bin>
X-Cron-Env: <LOGNAME=root>
X-Cron-Env: <USER=root>

sh: useradd: command not found
Can anyone tell me where i have gone wrong? if i run useradd laura -p $(crypt laurahelm) in the comand prompt it works fine.

Thanks

(im running it on CentOS 4.4)
 
Old 01-07-2007, 03:52 AM   #2
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I know 2/5's of not very much about php.

That said, my useradd binary in CentOS 4.4 is in /usr/sbin, so if yours is in the same place, which I guess it is, you may need to fix the PATH

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