Cron for sysstat reports error of /usr/lib64/sa/sa2.

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  • Cron for sysstat, which is run every 23:53, sometimes reports following error by e-mail intended for root. Either 'Error 1' or 'Error 2' is reported.
  • Error 1
Subject: Cron <root@jseisrefdbsv02> /usr/lib64/sa/sa2 -A

mv: `sa20' and `201307/sa20' are the same file
  • Error 2
Subject: Cron <root@hostname> /usr/lib64/sa/sa2 -A

date: sa12: No such file or directory
/usr/lib64/sa/sa2: line 32: [: : integer expression expected
  • Value of 'HISTORY' is changed to '30'.
  • sa1 runs every minute.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • sysstat-9.0.4-20.el6.x86_64

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