[Labs-l] Cron jobs can't connect to the database

Andre Karwath aka at aka-online.de
Fri Jun 27 10:20:23 UTC 2014

Am 27.06.2014 12:11, schrieb Merlijn van Deen:
> On 27 June 2014 11:38, Andre Karwath <aka at aka-online.de 
> <mailto:aka at aka-online.de>> wrote:
>     I just migrated a tool from the toolserver to labs. It works as
>     long as I ran it from a shell, but it gets no database connection
>     if I start it as cronjob.
> What's the error message you get? Does the script start at all (i.e. 
> is it a cron error), do you get a perl error (e.g. a missing library), 
> or a database authentication error?

The script works as long as I start it from a login shell (no perl 
errors, no missing libaries). If a cronjob starts it, it starts too, but 
the database connection failes with "Can't connect to MySQL server on 
'dewiki.labsdb' (110)".

    André (aka)
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