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Old 11-08-2011
run this script as a daemon process

Hi,

HI ,
I have a simple script that moves files from one folder to another folder, I have already done the open-ssh server settings and the script is working fine and is able to transfer the files from one folder to another but right now I myself execute this script by using my creditianls to connect through remote server through putty ...the script is below...
Code:
#!/bin/bash
 . /home/p2000/sxs137/scripts/archieve2.config

sftp $userid@$Remoteurl <<EOF
lcd $SrcFolders
cd $DestFolder
mput $SourcefilePattern
exit
EOF


Now I want this script to be run automatically after every 1 hour , that is it should transfer the files from source folder to destination folder after every 1 hour please guide me how to run t this script as daemon process ..!!Smilie
# 2  
Old 11-08-2011
set in cronjob, man crontab first
Code:
  crontab Entry Format
     A crontab file consists of lines of  six  fields  each.  The
     fields  are  separated by spaces or tabs. The first five are
     integer patterns that specify the following:

       minute (0-59),
       hour (0-23),
       day of the month (1-31),
       month of the year (1-12),
       day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday).

For example, run the script every hour
Code:
0 * * * * your_script

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# 3  
Old 11-08-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by rdcwayx
set in cronjob, man crontab first
Code:
  crontab Entry Format
     A crontab file consists of lines of  six  fields  each.  The
     fields  are  separated by spaces or tabs. The first five are
     integer patterns that specify the following:

       minute (0-59),
       hour (0-23),
       day of the month (1-31),
       month of the year (1-12),
       day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday).

For example, run the script every hour
Code:
0 * * * * your_script

Hi rdcwayx,

Thanx a lot, amazing ...cheers up , one thing that I want to clear is that for this corntab entry i have to execute this command in putty with the parameters guided by you , as i was planning to configure it , means shall i write this statement of crontab in a seprate file or in the main script itself..so that when I execute my main script file itself the process get spawned and from there onwards it should start as a daemon process..!!


will Nohup command is close to thing that I want to achieve...? I think work for this case please guide me so that Nohup should continue to run the this daemon process even after I log out..!!

Last edited by nks342; 11-08-2011 at 02:19 AM..
# 4  
Old 11-08-2011
you can enter the cron jobs in the crontab file by using -e option

PHP Code:
crontab -
This will open the cron job file for editing . you can add your enrty and save it and exit.

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