Help with a crontab job!!!


 
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# 1  
Old 03-28-2007
Help with a crontab job!!!

Hi,

i need to schedule a script to run at 6.10AM everyday.I tried to do this way.

#!bin/ksh

10 06 * * 0-6

sh /tmp/ss/script/daily_file_check.sh

And at the command prompt I did

>crontab -e cron.txt

I'm not sure whether this is the right way.

Can anyone please tell me how to do this step by step?

thanks a lot,
kumar
# 2  
Old 03-28-2007
Hi,
You have mentioned it right,but one change...
As you have mentioned everyday then it should be
10 6 * * * <scriptname>

Thanks
Raghuram
# 3  
Old 03-28-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raghuram.P
Hi,
You have mentioned it right,but one change...
As you have mentioned everyday then it should be
10 6 * * * <scriptname>

Thanks
Raghuram
I dont know it seems to not work at all...

Can you tell me another way to work around it?.I want this script /tmp/sa/daily_file_check.sh to be executed everyday at 6.10AM
# 4  
Old 03-28-2007
Hi,
I find one problem in your cron.txt
you have used sh <scriptname>

instead of that use
6 10 * * * /tmp/ss/script/daily_file_check.sh

Thanks
Raghuram
# 5  
Old 03-28-2007
remember, cron jobs have a much reduced
environment. (esp. $PATH)
no .profile or anything like that.

So you may need to explicitly set them.
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