Rsync command failing as a Cron Tab
cpollock at embarqmail.com
Tue Sep 21 18:13:15 MDT 2010
On Tue, 2010-09-21 at 15:38 -0700, Ian Skinner wrote:
> We have this Rsync command that does what is desired when ran either directly OR with a shell script.
> /usr/local/bin/rsync -vvv -P --stats -zrtpl --delete --password-file=/export/home/webuser/.appprod -
> -log-file=/exp*/h*/web*/logs/rsync-log --exclude "*.htacc*" /exp*/h*/xter*/htdocs/ webuser at appprod::
> dprweb_www > /exp*/h*/web*/logs/rsync-output
> But no matter how we put it into a cron task, we get nothing. No errors, no logs, no output, just nothing.
> 14 15 * * * cd /usr/local/doc/rsync/; ./rsyncjob.sh #WebMirror
> Can anybody shed some light on where we can find out why this doesn't do anything?
I'm using the below as the command for my backup cron job. Are you sure
you need the ./? Try using the whole path as I've done below and see if
cd /usr/local/bin; /usr/local/bin/rsync_local_backup_v2.sh
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