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Old 04-22-2008, 01:47 AM
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Shell Script before Backup: time limit ?

Hello Dave,

I have a smart BU schedule (cloning HD A -> B), starting after an Applescript (advanced Shell script before BU option).
This script copies a large folder to HD A (folder copy HD C -> A).
I have tested it but it fails.

What could have happened ?
Is there a time limit SD can wait, before starting its job ?
In that case, what is the time limit ?
What could be the solution ?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-22-2008, 10:31 AM
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Fails how? I don't really have much information here...
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:31 PM
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Fails how? I don't really have much information here...
Sorry.

More details:
1 - The preliminary copy (Applescript) did not complete. Don't ask me why...
2 - SD did not start its own smartBU.
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I'd need to see the log, Harry; can you send it into the support email address?
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Old 04-23-2008, 04:21 AM
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I'd need to see the log, Harry; can you send it into the support email address?
OK, Dave.

I'll do that as soon as possible.

Alternatively, I could independantly schedule the Applescript initial copy, with Cron (outside SD), and then schedule SD secondary copy script, after the initial AS completion.

Thanks for your help.
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Sure, you can do that.
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Old 04-23-2008, 02:25 PM
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I'd need to see the log, Harry; can you send it into the support email address?
Here comes the error log:
<| 07:07:24 PM | Error | sh: line 1: /Users/Medecins/Documents/AppleScripts perso/Satur.SAUV 1.0.scpt: Permission denied>

Today no copy task was performed.
Neither the Applescrit one, nor the SD one...

Thanks for your superb support, Dave.
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OK. That's not really a shell script. You need to create a shell script that runs that -- e.g:

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#!/bin/sh
osascript "/Users/Medecins/Documents/AppleScripts perso/Satur.SAUV 1.0.scpt"
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