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Old 11-03-2009
Question crontabs entry not working

Hi,
I have a crontab entry like the one shown below. My aim is to run the script from 06.10pm to 06.10am. But it seems not working.

Code:
10 18-06 * * * /usr/local/proj/cgi-bin/printmsg.pl 1>> /usr/local/proj/cgi-bin/printmsg.pl 2>> /usr/local/proj/cronlogs/printmsg.log

Is this entry wrong or anybody knows the reason why it's not working.
Thanks in Advance!

Regards
Dileep
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Old 11-03-2009
Code:
10 0-6,18-23 * * *

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Old 11-03-2009
Java

Quote:
Originally Posted by rdcwayx
Code:
10 0-6,18-23 * * *

Thanks for the reply, so is it not possible to mention a descending range in crontab entry?

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