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Re: cron problems
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Miller" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 5:47 PM
Subject: cron problems
I'm a little confused. Ps -eaf shows the cron process running. However Windows Services say that
it is not. My crontab is coming back with incorrect permissions. Can you let me know what I need
to do to get cron working ?
You have a cron service defined but stopped under the account cron_server
but you also have a cron process running ./cron under account administrator (10500).
It was not launched as a service and it has locked /var/run/cron.pid, preventing other
crons from running.
In addition you seem to have users called both Administrator and also administrator, which is
The group of administrator is mkgroup-l-d, which suggests that your /etc/group file is not up to
The uid of administrator is 10500, it is probably a domain administrator who may not be
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