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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a cron job that I want to run twice a week, on Tues/Thurs, and I want it to run three times - specifically at 10pm, 11:10pm, and 12:20am respectively.
I "think" the way to do this is to run the following:
00,10,20 22,23,00 * * 2,4 MYCOMMAND
Just wanted to verify this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: xdawg
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
If some job supposed to run on 1st of every month at 7 AM
In cron job when we have a blackout on the 1st ( i.e when 1st falls on a sunday ) how can we make the job run the next business day?
2) How can we run a job on 25th of every quarter 7 AM(jan,apr,jul,oct)
And if 25th... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: System Admin 77
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a requirement to write a shell script,that will check the all commented job in cron job.Please help !! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: netdbaind
I have removed a cron for particular user , but cron job seems to be running even after the cron entry is removed. The purpose of the cron was to sendmail to user ( it uses mailx utility )
I have restarted cron and sendmail service still user is getting mail alerts from the cron job. And... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: chidori
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Wow that was annoying, I wrote a huge long entire post out, clicked submit and the damn thing lost my entire post.
Ok, here's what I am needing to do.
Have a cron job run every six days at a random minute and hour ONLY ONCE on that day.
Would this work?
*/30 */3 * * */6 command
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Discussion started by: Ashberry
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How to monitor whether a cron job is running or errored out..?other than checking the process using ps-aef
how to enter the cron job which throws the output in 1 file and errors in other file. i remember it can be done using >1 and >2 ..but not sure..
any expert..please help!! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rujus
I run cron in solaris 10 zone. One cron job which syncing files to nfs mounted on container, creates after finishing another cron proccess(/usr/sbin/cron), and after 100 existing cron proccesses next cron job will not start. It's too weird for me, I'm not able to solve this problem. Theoretically... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ron76
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
can anybody explain the usage of CRON for adding a cron job. please provide an example also for better understanding !!!
Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
everybody ....I am trying to write a cron job for event based subscription for a tool called Microstrategy...if anybody have idea about this please help me...
Thanks in advance
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Discussion started by: arksal
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
how do you schedule a job to run at the last day of the in a single crontab line
for example if I put a crontab entry of
0 0 31 * * /path_of_my_script
the above will only run if the last day of the months is 31, what happens if the last day of the month is 28 or 30.
if I put a crontab... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: hassan2