Solaris 10 svcadm enable sar fails to start sar due to crontabs file permission (Doc ID 1012484.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

On attempting to start SAR by performing:

# svcadm enable sar

the following error is found in the log file /var/svc/log/system-sar:default.log

[ Jan 12 15:26:17 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-sar start") ]
/lib/svc/method/svc-sar: /var/spool/cron/crontabs/sys: cannot create

Cause

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