Sophos autoupdate cron woe.
david.fry at ifrsys.com
Wed Mar 6 19:29:02 GMT 2002
I have Sophos running under Mailscanner version 3.04 successfully on both
RedHat 7.1 & 6.2 platforms. The setups are basically identical with
autoupdate being run from CROND. On the RedHat 7.1 box it works like a
champ. On the RedHat 6.2 box, it works like a champ ONLY if I run the
script from the command line -- Once I schedule it in cron, I get the
following error message:
" Lynx failed with error return 1
, Bad file descriptor at /opt/mailscanner/bin/autoupdate line 75. "
I have to suspect it is some sort of environment variable or path issue on
the 6.2 box since it works fine if I invoke it from the command prompt. Is
there some flag I should be adding to the cron entry so that lynx doesn't
croak on me?
Anyone out there able to clue me in??
Thanks in advance for your help.
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