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2832854 - Too many garbage characters errors in crontab file

Symptom

  • Repository: <Repository name>:<Job Name> Error:"<install dir>/dataservices/log/ActaCronFile.<OS DS User>".581: too many garbage characters errors in crontab file, can't install
  • Cron file shows high volume of messages below
    • # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
      # (/tmp/crontab.XXXX6Hnh4u installed on Wed Feb 4 12:45:40 2015)
      # (Cron version V5.0 -- $Id: crontab.c,v 1.12 2004/01/23 18:56:42 vixie Exp $)


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Environment

  • SAP Information Platform Services 4.x
  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • Unix

Product

SAP Data Services 4.2

Keywords

Red hat, suse, crontab, cron, logs, BODS, DS, DSMC , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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