wget cron does not work as username

icandoit

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as cpanel user name I noticed my cron job that has wget in it does not work
but I put the same cron in the main crontab root and it works

Any Idea?
 

icandoit

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I did not understand do you want the contents of cron? it has never changed for the last 5 years , I was in centos 5 recently moved to centos 6 and the same cron works if I put it in main cron but not as user
 

cPanelMichael

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Are you using Cloud Linux with CageFS enabled? The command suggested in the previous post may help us troubleshoot the issue:

Code:
crontab -l
Run this command while logged in as the account username via SSH.

Thank you.
 

icandoit

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I do not use cloudlinux or the other one

Here we go


[email protected] [~]# crontab -l
SHELL="/usr/local/cpanel/bin/jailshell"
0 13,20 * * * /bin/sh /home/user/backups/backup1.sh
45 7 15 * * /bin/sh /home/user/backups/backup2.sh
*/4 * * * * wget -O /dev/null --no-check-certificate https://www.mydomain.com/help/crons/index.php?/Jor/Par/POP3IMAP


Only the last cron does not work and I tried other wget they did not work either
but I use it in main crontab as root every thing works
 

cPanelMichael

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Can you run the command successfully when logged in as the account username via SSH? What are the permissions and ownership values on the /usr/bin/wget file?

Thank you.
 

icandoit

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Hi
Thanks for your reply. The permission is 700 and the ownership is root
 

cPanelMichael

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The default permissions for /usr/bin/wget are 0755. Does updating the permissions on this file to 0755 make a difference?

Thank you.
 

icandoit

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Thanks such a simple issue. Resolved but what I do not understand in a brand new server and installation what possibly changed that permission to 700? I use csf and I was making some changes as suggested in csf however not sure any of the changes I made could possibly affect the wget permission .
 

cPanelMichael

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Resolved but what I do not understand in a brand new server and installation what possibly changed that permission to 700?
It's possibly a default permission depending on your operating system environment and any security settings/applications (e.g. SELinux) you have configured.

Thank you.