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neticted
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Backup script behaves strange

Wed May 15, 2019 10:03 am

I have more or less standard backup script that runs /system backup and /export file to save configuration and then sens created files via email to backup storage.

I use it for years on number or routers and it works fine.

However, on one router it behaves strangely.

If run form scripts or by schedule only /system backup part works and creates file. Part with /export file and sending files via email does not work. No errors are displayed. Even put commands that should show script progress in log do not work.

BUT... when I copy script and paste it to terminal and run it - it works as expected.

I checked permissions, it is set as everywhere else.

This is not new problem, it occurred long time ago, and expands through several firmware upgrades.

What could cause such behavior?
 
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Re: Backup script behaves strange

Wed May 15, 2019 11:04 pm

It does indeed sound like a permissions issue. i don't know what you mean by "everywhere else", I assume you mean "don't-require-permissions"? Check again that it is indeed set to yes.

However it's always best to just enable the required permissions. For my backup script I use
policy=ftp,read,policy,test,password,sensitive 
     dont-require-permissions=no
 
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Re: Backup script behaves strange

Fri May 24, 2019 11:04 am

By "everywhere else" I meant every other router that I use the same script.
I even set more permissions than you.

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