[asterisk-users] System() command refuses to execute bash script

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Mon Mar 2 09:28:31 CST 2015


Some notes,

Don't run Asterisk as root.

But also:

On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 04:44:48PM +0200, Stefan Viljoen wrote:
> Hi all
> I got this solved.
> Turns out the script WAS executing, but I forgot that apparently you need to
> follow "cron rules" in any BASH scripts executed via System() from an
> Asterisk dialplan.
> E. g. all paths must be fully and absolutely specified, there are no
> relative path references available.
> So I changed the the file wireless.sh which was:
> #!/bin/bash
> touch wireless-executed
> to
> #!/bin/bash
> touch /root/wireless-executed

A variant on:

  cd `dirname $0`

can help in such cases.

               Tzafrir Cohen
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