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Lynx command not work anymore

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ultralion, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. ultralion

    ultralion Well-Known Member

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    Hello,
    i have a question. Some time ago i was operating on a Vps with some accounts.
    All them had "Shell Access". I was able to set a cronjob (from an Account Panel) with command Lynx -dump.
    Now i setup a new vps WITHOUT Shell Access and when i try to run cron it says me:
    Lynx file "/etc/lynx.lss" is not available.
    So i tried with WGET and seems to work.
    What is really changed??? Shell Access miss can lock this command?
    Because i was reading that by default Cpanel install itself those commands and make them operative :confused::confused:
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Hello :)

    This is the intended behavior for accounts configured to jailshell or noshell. You can find more information on the jailed shell environment that's used for cron jobs at:

    VirtFS (Jailed Shell)

    Thus, granting an account full shell access or using "wget" instead of Lynx are both valid workarounds in this scenario.

    Thank you.
     
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    ultralion Well-Known Member

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    oh i see.
    In fact i was asking myself what was "JailShell" eheh
    Is a new feature on last version 11.40
    so that explane why on old server i had not this limitation
    Many Thanks for your reply!
     
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