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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to run a script, as root, which will eventually set up cron job for a non privilege user. Please advice. (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: atanubanerji
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How can I specify the start and end time of a cron job. And my start time and end time are specified by minutes. For example, I want to set up a cron runs every 3 minutes from 18:40 to midnight. How can i do this please? Many thanks
Clu (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: clu
How do I schedule a cron job for a phython script to run every hour?
Also, in case in future I decide to edit/cancel the job how should i do it?
Does it matter where my phython script is located? Also, I have am using mailx utility in my script to send me an email and dont want... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: siddhans
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I beginner in unix, i have no idea how to set the script file using cron job every 5 second. I also want to execute automatically the output to text file.This is my script name countsys.sh and my textfile abc.txt. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mastercar
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
i was trying out a shell script which has to remove a file for every 90 mins. this is the code i came up with .
$ crontab -e file1
30 1 * * * * rm -r /folder1/folder2/somefile.txt
Now i need the cron to run for every 90 mins. the problem with this is... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Irishboy24
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Hi, new to this forum and not sure if this is the right place to post. I'm new to cron jobs and scripts, and I need some help with a script to be used with a cron job. I already have a bot set up at a certain website address and need a script that the cron job will load every day that tells it to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: klawless
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have written a simple bash script that will run a wget command to recursively ftp an entire directories and it's contents.
wget -r -N ftp://user:pass@server//VOL1/dir
If I run from the regular command line it works fine.
root@BUSRV: /media/backup1$ ./gwbu
When I put it in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mgmcelwee
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Although there are many threads on this forum regarding cron, none have specifically answered my question. So hopefully someone can shed some light on what I'm doing wrong..
I have a perl script that I want to run in a cron job. Since I've read that cron doesn't have any environments set, I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: man
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Needs your help in scheduling a cron job for the below mentioned requirement. Just let me know if anybody has a similar job running as mentioned below:
Month end reports - Report of all items created in a parent table that were created during the week.
Presently this report runs... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bhups
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've written a csh shell script to number each line of a file.
Firstly, the program count the number of the file and create a file with number at the front. Then, combine the file together.
when i call the program manually, it works.However, when i set it in the cronjob, the output always leaves... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: fung_donald