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Old 08-29-2009
recovering cron job

I deleted one of the job from the cron tab. I want to get it back. How can i do this.

pplease suggest me..

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Old 08-29-2009
When you deleted the job, if you simply edited the cron file, instead of using crontab, and didn't restart cron, then you could probably recover it by using crontab -e to edit the cron file and write it back to disk.

If you deleted it using crontab, then you could look in /var/cron/log (or wherever your cron log is being written). It logs each job that is run so you should be able to find the one you want.

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