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nickel not running

Kranti Mahmud
Honored Contributor

nickel not running

Dear,

While I'm running nickel on my rp4440 server, it shows the following error message:

Nickel Revision: A.01.12b15-001

Note, the Temporary Output will go to the following Directory:
/tmp/nickel.nmssrv1

Point your favourite Web browser to that directory and
open the file index.html to see the results.

Final Archived File:
/opt/contrib/bin/nickel.nmssrv1.tar.gz

Collecting System Information...
crontab: can't open your crontab file.


What is the reason of this?

Rgds-Kranti
Dont look BACK as U will miss something INFRONT!
5 REPLIES
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: nickel not running

>crontab: can't open your crontab file.

Are you root? Do you even have a crontab file?
Kapil Jha
Honored Contributor

Re: nickel not running

How are you running the script??

pretty stange it has nothing to do with crontab.

BR,
Kapil+
I am in this small bowl, I wane see the real world......
Wim Rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: nickel not running

Could it be that you need to add the user in /usr/lib/cron/cron.allow ?

What do you get if you execute "crontab -l" as the user who is running nickel ?
Bill Hassell
Honored Contributor

Re: nickel not running

> crontab: can't open your crontab file.

Absolutely normal. You get this message when you (nickel ion this case) run the command:

crontab -l

There is no crontab entry for the current user. Since cron is the heart of automated tasks and administration, an empty crontab is considered to be a problem and is thus reported. The message comes from crontab -- nickel runs crontab -l.


Bill Hassell, sysadmin
Kranti Mahmud
Honored Contributor

Re: nickel not running

Problem solved....thanks Bill Hassell.
Dont look BACK as U will miss something INFRONT!