Amanda is installed and commands and scripts are working well from the
command line (I did have to add the sbins to backup's path to run the
But when I run a shell script as a cron job as user backup, access to
the tape drive is denied -- /dev/nst0 is root:tape, permissions are 660,
and backup is in the tape group.
If I put an "su - backup" in the script and run the job as root, I get
error message: "amdump must be run as user backup."
Is a command run as a cron job different from the same thing from the
command line? It looks like there might be a difference having to do
with real user / effective user.
Any suggestions? Know of a FM to read (man didn't help)?