[thelist] Awstats cronjob problem

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Wed Jan 2 18:44:37 CST 2002

At 04:23 PM 1/2/2002, CDitty wrote:

>Now to the problem......
>I have installed and configured awstats for my server. Everything is 
>running fine with the exception that I cannot get awstats to update via 
>cron.  This is what I have in my crontab - /home/httpd/cgi-bin/awstats.pl 
>-config=myconfig -update
>This is the error that I get - Error: Couldn't open config file 
>"awstats." nor "awstats.conf" : No such file or directory
>Awstats will update if I run the update command from the cgi-bin directory 
>via telnet.

Maybe you should setup a shell program that changes to the proper directory 
then executes the target program for you.

e.g. in cron


then in awstats_update

cd /home/httpd/cgi-bin/
./awstats.pl <blah blah blah>

Anthony Baratta
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