Subject RE: [ib-support] GBAK and crontab
Author Gerhardus Geldenhuis
GBAK and crontab
> i am using cron for backups without problems. however, i'm using the
> /opt/interbase/bin/gbak approach, not the cd approach.
> you could append "> /path/to/my/log/file 2>&1" to the gbak
> command to see if
> there are any errors printed by gbak
> are you running the backup as a root cron job or as a specific user cron
> job? maybe then the user you used has not the permissions necessary.
> hth
> michael weissenbacher
I forgot to say my crontab entry is
58 23 * * * root /schoemandata/backup/

Other than that I dont know what the problem is.