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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am writing a script that will eventually be executed by a cron job every 15 minutes. I want to make sure that my logic/script doesn't get executed if a previous job is still running. What would be the best way to handle that scenario? I was thinking to make my script create a temporary... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rdogadin
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
I have set up the crontab as follows.
root@IDC4VASAPP07 # crontab -l
0-59 * * * * /var/tmp/r.sh
0-59 * * * * date >> /var/tmp/log
r.sh is as follows.
root@IDC4VASAPP07 # cat r.sh
dt1=$(perl -e 'use POSIX;print strftime... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: SunilB2011
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have created a cron job for the vtiger workflow to execute the shell file named com_vtiger_workflow.sh to run the workflow.
I've created the following line in crotab -e :
00 13 * * * /var/www/html/prashant/cron/modules/com_vtiger_workflow/com_vtiger_tiger_workflow.sh | mail -s 'Check... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: anaigini45
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script to delete unwanted cookies from some Curl jobs we are doing
find /tmp -name 'CURLCOOKIE*' -print0 | xargs -0 rm
this works great when I am logged on as root in the shell, now I have to put it into a cron job in Plesk.
When I do that it does not work. I think the directory... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: vaene
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am editing crontab using -e option to add a new job
Below is the line
30 * * * * scriptpath
This job is not executing every thirty minutes.
I have checked, cron daemon is running.
What did I miss? Can some one help?
I am using cron shell..ksh (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: yabhi_22
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
am running a cron job to do a backup of all user files. the script runs properly in the terminal but only backups about 20% of the files when run by cron.
the Linux system is running BASH as far as I can tell.
the symbols $FILE and $DIRECTORY are defined properly and the following is the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: novice633
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
i have the following line in the crontab
15 5 * * 6 /home/adw/BCE_ADW.pl
The problem is the cron job is not getting started automatically.
But this was working til last week. now it is not working.
what could be the problem. Any idea? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Suguna
I have a cron schedule like this
04,16,28,40,52 * * * * /nag/startProcessABatch (unix script)
i want to add new lines in this file (like Logging), i just copy this file into a /tmp folder (for backup copy), and i have edited this file (added few lines of code for logging).
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nag_sundaram
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am running some shell scripts through a foll cron job, the script works fine and there are no errors in the log file but I receive the following error in mail for the jobs:
stty: no such device or address
What does the above error indicate, here is the cron job:
0 22 * * 0... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: knarayan