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Re: Copy to network UNC path from crontab works in non-production, not in production
- From: CygwinNoob <mstrickland at globys dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 18:20:46 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Copy to network UNC path from crontab works in non-production, not in production
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <4DCB31E4.email@example.com>
Thanks for responding so quickly! I will try using the forward slashes in
Production. It may take a few days because I don't have direct access to
the Production environment and I have to go through sort of remote hands.
The source server queries Oracle databases through shell scripts running in
a Cygwin bash shell and sends the output files to the target server which is
running SQL Server. No problem doing that interactively in Production, but
I can't do it from ssh or cron in Production and I can do it in the
non-Production environment. I cannot see any differences between the two
Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 5/11/2011 8:50 PM, CygwinNoob wrote:
>> cygwin 1.7.7-1
>> Windows 2008 64-bit
>> I have a script that I am trying to run from cron that copies a local
>> on a Windows 2008 server to a UNC path on another Windows 2008 server.
>> works fine in a non-Production environment, but not in Production and I
>> can't figure out why. Yes, I've dutifully searched the forum and looked
>> The answer is not popping out at me. What I'm doing is basically this:
>> cp a.a \\\\server-name\\sharename
>> What I get in Production is:
>> cp: cannot create regular file `//server-name/sharename': File exists
> So what's the difference between your "Production" and "non-Production"
> environments? What exactly are you doing in both environments?
> FWIW, you're better off using forward-slashes for pathnames in Cygiwn
> (i.e. //server-name/sharename).
> A: Yes.
> > Q: Are you sure?
> >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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