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# 29  
Old 01-07-2008
I have the full path to the script in the crontab file, hmm the full path to the shutdown program, could i ask what this would be with solaris 10?

just to make sure

in the crontab to run every 1 min i should have?

1 * * * * etc/ping > ect/pinglog

is this correct
# 30  
Old 01-07-2008
I thought you would have something like....

1 * * * * /path/to/my/script/to/do/this/ >/var/log/lastpingthing.log
# 31  
Old 01-07-2008
hmm still no luck, it works fine aslong as i run it manually, putting it in that file doesnt seem to make any diffrence atall.
# 32  
Old 01-07-2008
Do you know how to add a crontab entry?

As this needs to be run by root, do the following as root....

1. in some temporarty directory...

2. crontab -l >crontab

3. edit the crontab file

4. crontab crontab

5. crontab -l
# 33  
Old 01-07-2008
Oh, i thought you just had to use crontab -e and add it from there.
# 34  
Old 01-07-2008
Yeah so when i edited it, and use crontab -l it shows up. i restart the machine and nothing.
# 35  
Old 01-07-2008
Double checked everything, this script doesnt want to run from cron Smilie
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