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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have scheduled the execution of a file (delete_oldv02) every hour with crontab and it works perfectly. See below the instruction written.
0 */1 * * * /home/delete_oldv02 >>/home/delete_oldv02.log
My first question is if I can add one more line to crontab.
I also would like to... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: dcaccount
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
If I want to run a process every 30 mins except for 3-4 where I want to run
every 5 mins I know I can do this with 3 entries.
30 5-23 * * * "echo "Hello"
30 0-3 * * * "echo "Hello"
5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 3-4, * * * "echo Hello"
Can this be done with less entries (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: BeefStu
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a user (xxx) who is allowed to run cron jobs when a job is
launched from cron is the .profile sourced in? I am not sure it is so I setup a cron job as this user to do the following:
35 15 * * 0-5 su - xxx -c "ksh ls -lt /tmp" > /tmp.out
and I am seeing the following error (see... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: BeefStu
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a server with Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 5), there i have a lot of users, im the root. I need to lock the use of crontab to the users, i mean, i dont want to give to the users the option to creat any crontab line, how can i do that?
I tried to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lestat_ecuador
My question is how to specify the one-time execution of a shell script in crontab?
For example: If I wanted to schedule shell "Test.sh" for one-time execution on December 13 at 8:00AM would it be as follows?
00 08 13 12 6 /usr/datatools/dtbackups/Test.sh > /usr/u/sybase_12.5/logs/Test.log &... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Alan.AIX
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
When I do a crontab -l I get the following listing:
# crontab -l
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
# (/tmp/crontab.13826 installed on Thu Jun 23 10:13:18 2005)
# (Cron version -- $Id: crontab.c,v 2.13 1994/01/17 03:20:37 vixie Exp $)
#0 1 * * * scp... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mojoman
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I set up a job to run a script in a certain directory to remove certain files. The script seems to run as my logs indicate but nothing happens. If I run the script manually then it removes the correct files. I'm now wondering if crontab doesnt have access to remove files from the directory I'm... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: NycUnxer
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Does anybody know of a way to add an entry to the crontab without executing >crontab -e? I'm running a script that would add a line without any user intervention. The only way I could think of would to use sed to add the line to the end of the cron file, but I don't know if this would... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ctcuser
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Why does this cron entry do nothing? It works interactively.
58 23 * * * mydate=`date '+%Y%m%d'`;mv /opt/home/user/file /opt/home/user/file_$mydate (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: steelrose
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm trying to create a crontab entry that will run the who command once per hour Monday-Friday. Any command output should be appended to the file whoison.log in my home directory.
This is what I wrote:
crontab 0 * * * 1-5 who >> /home/myhome/whoison.log
Did I do this right?
Thanks (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Relykk