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Old 12-16-2003, 01:42 AM   #1
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Question problem with crontab

Hi !

I need to run the same program from panda antivirus, the file is pavcl / -aut

(which means scan / automatically)

I edit /etc/crontab an added the following line:

06 02 * * * /etc/panda/run

the file run contains the following:

#script to run antivirus
pavcl / -AUT

I also did /etc/init.d/crond restart

if I cut and paste /etc/panda/run and press enter it calls the script and runs pavacl / -AUT but from the crontab it doesnt work ,why ?

Old 12-16-2003, 02:09 AM   #2
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try using absolute path to the pavcl executable in the script file
Old 12-16-2003, 05:54 AM   #3
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I changed it.
How can I check if crontab tryed to issue the command?



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