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RE: crontab jobs not running



Hi all,
Please have a look at following threads, if they can solve your problem.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1054283
http://forums.opensuse.org/forums/english/get-technical-help-here/applications/448620-cron-job-not-running-because-pam.html


-----Original Message-----
From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of David D
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 12:21 AM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: crontab jobs not running

I checked /etc/shadow, none of the accounts trying to run cron jobs
are disabled.  Also,  root's crontab's defined jobs are not running,
so I do not think the problem is an expired account.

David

On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Sanjay Chakraborty
<sanjaychakrab gmail com> wrote:
> Most probably account expired.
>
> On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 3:04 PM, David D <mystupidquestion gmail com> wrote:
>> Our Oracle environment is running on a cluster of redhat boxes.  Each
>> node is running Redhat 5, x86_64. We are having a problem with our
>> crontab tasks.  No job seems to be running.  Even root's crontab jobs
>> fail to execute.  When I look at /var/log/cron the following lines are
>> listed over and over:
>>
>>     Jul 16 13:01:01 server1 crond[1632]: Bad item passed to pam_*_item()
>>     Jul 16 13:01:01 server1 crond[1632]: CRON (root) ERROR: failed to
>> open PAM security session: Success
>>     Jul 16 13:01:01 server1 crond[1632]: CRON (root) ERROR: cannot
>> set security context
>>
>> I can't seem to isolate this issue.   Some other interesting points
>> that may be related:
>>
>> *  SE Linux is disabled
>> *  No cron.allow file exists.
>> *  The cron.deny file is empty
>> *  The installed cron packages are:
>>
>>     anacron.x86_64                            2.3-45.0.1.el5
>>     crontabs.noarch                           1.10-8
>>     vixie-cron.x86_64                         4:4.1-77.el5_4.1
>>
>> *  The installed pam packages are:
>>
>>     pam.i386                                  0.99.6.2-6.el5_5.2
>>      installed
>>     pam.x86_64                                0.99.6.2-6.el5_5.2
>>      installed
>>     pam_ccreds.i386                           3-5
>>      installed
>>     pam_ccreds.x86_64                         3-5
>>      installed
>>     pam_krb5.i386                             2.2.14-18.el5
>>      installed
>>     pam_krb5.x86_64                           2.2.14-18.el5
>>      installed
>>     pam_passwdqc.i386                         1.0.2-1.2.2
>>      installed
>>     pam_passwdqc.x86_64                       1.0.2-1.2.2
>>      installed
>>     pam_pkcs11.i386                           0.5.3-23
>>      installed
>>     pam_pkcs11.x86_64                         0.5.3-23
>>      installed
>>     pam_smb.i386                              1.1.7-7.2.1
>>      installed
>>     pam_smb.x86_64                            1.1.7-7.2.1
>>      installed
>>
>> *  The contents of /etc/pam.d/cron is:
>>     #
>>     # The PAM configuration file for the cron daemon
>>     #
>>     #
>>
>>     auth       sufficient pam_env.so
>>    auth       required   pam_rootok.so
>>    auth       include    system-auth
>>    account    required   pam_access.so
>>    account    include    system-auth
>>    session    required   pam_loginuid.so
>>    session    include    system-auth
>>    /etc/pam.d/crond (END)
>>
>> *  Around the time cron stopped working the following entries started
>> appearing in /var/log/secure:
>>     Jul  6 20:40:01 dbtc01 crond[15916]: pam_env(crond:setcred):
>> pam_putenv: delete non-existent entry; . $AW_HOME/site/sosite
>>     Jul  6 20:40:01 dbtc01 crond[15916]: pam_env(crond:setcred):
>> pam_putenv: delete non-existent entry; . $AW_HOME/site/sosite
>>
>> Any insight is appreciated!  Thank you for your assistance.
>>
>> David
>>
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