Subject RE: [ib-support] GBAK and crontab
Author Gerhardus Geldenhuis

> well, my crontab entry looks like this:
> 0 4 * * * /backup/
> the looks like this:
> #! /bin/sh
> /opt/interbase/bin/gbak -B -G /path/to/db.gdb /path/to/db.gbk -USER SYSDBA
> -PASSWORD whatever
> have you done "chmod +x" on the shell script, does it work if you
> invoke it
> on the command line?
> i'm very lost at the moment, can't think of what else that could
> be wrong. i
> never had problems like this.
> hth, mw

I can execute the script at command line and it works. The permissions of
the script is -rwxrwxrwx. The owner is root and the group is root.

I have checked the log files in /var/log/crontab and in /var/log but there
is no entries in them that could point to what goes wrong.