Unable to import Cron Jobs on Unijob or Dollar Universe 6

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Article ID: 86570

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
Convert cron jobs for username on nodename:
Unable to update cronFilefor user username

Patch level detected:Unijob 1.x
Product Version: Unijob 1.4.5 or Dollar Universe 6.x.x

Description:
On Univiewer Console, menu Tasks - Tools - Import wizard - Crontab, the Import of the Crontab from a specific user fails with the above error.

Cause

Cause type:
Configuration
Root Cause: The reason for this issue is that the User starting the IO server does not have proper access right to import other users' cron jobs.

Environment

OS: IBM AIX
OS Version: Issue could affect all Unix, but specifically AIX

Resolution

To import cron jobs, Dollar Universe IO server must be run by root or a user with administrator rights (installation by an administrator is not enough).
f the IO server is not run by an administrator, the Crontab can't be imported.

For Dollar Universe 6, the following procedure can be applied to do so, launched as root:


$UNI_DIR_EXEC/unistop
$UNI_DIR_EXEC/uxrights -m assign -a root
$UNI_DIR_EXEC/unistart


Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A