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cron job not running as root

SimpleJoe asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
Hi, this has stumped some techs. I'm on a cPanel server and added this root cron job entry using "crontab -e" --

0,15,30,45 * * * * perl /home/chat8/public_html/ftp-mon/client/ftp-mon.cgi

it runs fine when I run it from the command line, but it is not running as a
cron job every 15 minutes starting at the top of the hour as it should

I've edited other existing cron entries and that works, so I know crons are running and I know I'm editing the correct root cron file

any ideas?
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