3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 18, 2013 10:13 PM by Bulls123 RSS

    Issue with crontab and oracle user

      Hi all,

      SO: Solaris 10

      I am trying to schedule a job via crontab for the oracle user, but the "/var/cron/log" keeps poping up the following error:
      ! bad user (oracle) Mon Apr 15 10:30:00 2013
      I did some research and found that one of the possible causes would be that if the oracle account is locked, this error would appear, but the oracle account is not locked, as you can se below:
      cat /etc/shadow
      What can be the problem?

      Thanks in advance.