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Old 07-28-2010
Question Create at jobs

Dear Experts,

I would like to know how to create at jobs from scratch, i.e. files to modify, files to create etc. For example, i would like my system to be able to backup data everyday at 13:00 and restart everyday at 0600. How do i make atjobs regenerate the jobs. Am using Sco Openserver 5.0.5.

Regards,

Njoroge Joseph
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Old 07-28-2010
Instructions are in the manual pages, "man at".

Perhaps the better way for the repeatable jobs would be using crontabs. Using the more popular backup software packages will automatically generate the required entries to start the backup at the time you want.

For info, "man cron". To get an idea of what goes on in your system
"cat /usr/spool/cron/crontabs/root"

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