Scheduling on every 2nd Saturday of a Month


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Hi !

I need ur help on a UNIX scheduling Concept understanding :

If I need to schedule a job (Say ETL Datastage job) through a shell script using the Cron function to make it run on every second saturday of every month, How can I do it ?

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Hi Guru !!

I am new to the function of cron so couldn't get whats shared over there Smilie can u help me in understanding it ?

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Code:
30 17 8-14,22-28 * * [ `date +\%u` -eq 6 ] && /rebootscript

This sounds good..found in one of our thread ! Have to try it ! Smilie

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