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Article:
  Learning the Mac OS X Terminal, Part 3
Subject:   cron jobs don't work!
Date:   2002-04-19 03:08:05
From:   miklas1
Hi!


My box at work makes some trouble by
executing the daily, weekly or monthly cron job:


Ausgabe des Befehls sh /etc/monthly 2>&1 | tee /var/log/monthly.out | mail -s "`hostname` monthly output" root ..


Warning: Option: CACERTPath requires TLS support
Warning: Option: CACERTFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: ServerCertFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: Serverkeyfile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: ClientCertFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: Clientkeyfile requires TLS support


the report send as e-Mail to root:


Von System Administrator <root>
An root
Datum Fri, 19 Apr 2002 11:57:26 +0200 (CEST)
Betreff jupiter.intern.dasburo.com daily output



Subject: jupiter.intern.dasburo.com daily run output


Removing scratch and junk files:


Backing up NetInfo data
nidump: can't connect to server localhost/local: Communication failure
usage: nidump [-r] [-T timeout] {directory | format} [-t] domain
known formats:
aliases
bootptab
bootparams
ethers
exports
fstab
group
hosts
networks
passwd
printcap
protocols
resolv.conf
rpc
services
mountmaps


Checking subsystem status:


disks:
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/disk0s9 6143424 5507916 635508 89% /
fdesc 1 1 0 100% /dev
/dev/disk0s10 1417152 720176 696976 50% /Volumes/Mac
OS 9.2.1
/dev/disk0s11 12476184 4058600 8417584 32% /Volumes/Local
Cube



Last dump(s) done (Dump '>' file systems):


mail:
Warning: Option: CACERTPath requires TLS support
Warning: Option: CACERTFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: ServerCertFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: Serverkeyfile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: ClientCertFile requires TLS support
Warning: Option: Clientkeyfile requires TLS support
/var/spool/mqueue is empty
Total requests: 0


network:
Name Mtu Network Address Ipkts Ierrs Opkts Oerrs Coll
lo0 16384 <Link> 5428 0 5428 0 0
lo0 16384 127 localhost 5428 0 5428 0 0
en1* 1500 <Link> 00.30.65.08.a0.64 0 0 0 0 0
en0 1500 <Link> 00.30.65.ab.e2.36 53585 868 65752 0 0
en0 1500 192.111.127.1 jupiter 53585 868 65752 0 0
en0 1500 (255)fd.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.d2.ec.65.6e.00.00.65.74.68.65.72.5f.69.66.61.74.74.00.00.00.70.b0.44.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.bf.ff.fe.c0.00.00.00.0c.00.00.00.02.bf.ff.fe.d0.bf.ff.fe.c4.00.00.19.d8.bf.ff.fd.c0.00.00.00.00.41.11.2b.1c.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.bf.ff.fe.cc.00.00.00.02.bf.ff.fe.d0.bf.ff.fe.c4.00.00.67.e4.bf.ff.fe.10.00.00.10.00.00.00.6d.e8.70.00.89.c4.bf.ff.fe.10.00.00.00.50.00.00.19.fc.00.00.00.40.00.00.00.1f.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.4f.00.00.00.08.00.00.00.06
53585 868 65752 0 0


ruptime: no hosts in /var/rwho.


Rotating log files: system.log


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can anybody help me or explain what happened?


Thanx, Miklas from Germany