Problem Cron-Job using Python-Script

Mathias Waack mathias-usenet at
Wed Apr 23 11:35:11 CEST 2003

"Andreas Penzel" <mail at> wrote:

> os.system("iptables -L -v > /path/logfile.txt")

Is iptables in the PATH? Try calling iptables with the full path. And 
maybe try capturing stderr.

> The file logfile.txt in /path is after running the script empty.
> Is there a other way to become the result from iptables -L -v in
> a file? 

Yes, look at the popen functions. 


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