Re: SOLVED (sort of): Re: /etc/ppp/ip-up not being run
Subject: SOLVED (sort of): Re: /etc/ppp/ip-up not being run
Date: Wed, Nov 04, 1998 at 03:49:30PM -0500
In reply to:Noah L. Meyerhans
Quoting Noah L. Meyerhans(email@example.com):
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> Doh! I feel pretty dumb now. The scripts ARE being run. The problem
> does, however, seem to have something to do with the way in which they're
> being run. One of the scripts contains an ftp command, which should
> (using a macro in /root/.netrc) connect to a remote site and upload a
> file. I know the ftp macro works fine, because if I run my script by
> hand, things work just fine, and the file is uploaded automatically.
> However, when pppd tries to run the script, I find this in the output of
> the ftp process (which I redirect to a file):
> Name (126.96.36.199:root): Login incorrect.
> But I'm NOT trying to log in as root! The ftp macro specifies my username
> and password at the remote host. As I said, all this works fine when I
> run the script by hand!
I had a simular problem once. program ran from the command line but
not from a cron job. Found the problem was that I had to set up the
PATH in the script as the path , while in crom, wasn't the same
as when I was on the command line.
It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice
Wayne T. Topa <firstname.lastname@example.org>