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Crontab() constructor failed: Unable to create Crontab entry: parse error

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by seanstephens, Oct 28, 2005.

  1. seanstephens

    seanstephens Guest

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    Crontab() constructor failed: Unable to create Crontab entry: parse error

    I get this when I try and load the crontab manager from the admin cp. I have verified that crond is running there is no errors in the cron or messages logs, and cron is still working. However I cant manage the crontabs from the admin cp, anybody got any ideas?
     
  2. seanstephens

    seanstephens Guest

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    ok, thanks to all who posted.... oh wait its just me. Ok well if anybody else is experiencing the same difficulty all you need to do is run this command:

    crontab -u root -e

    that will bring up a text file that contains the cron information for the root user. Now in my instance there were 2 lines that had wrong information in them, one contained "*/15" and the other didnt contain a value it was empty " ". So I changed the 2 lines to contain correct information (just a number no special characters and not empty) and it came back up. How did this information get corrupted? Only the Plesk people will know! Hope this helps.
     
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