Jobs in Crontab do not Run (Doc ID 1522098.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Generic Linux

Symptoms

Jobs created in Crontab do not run. The following message is recorded in /var/log/cron:

Authentication token is no longer valid; new one required
CRON (oracle) ERROR: failed to open PAM security session: Success
CRON (oracle) ERROR: cannot set security context



In this example, the user name is "oracle".

Cause

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