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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have scheduled the execution of a file (delete_oldv02) every hour with crontab and it works perfectly. See below the instruction written.
0 */1 * * * /home/delete_oldv02 >>/home/delete_oldv02.log
My first question is if I can add one more line to crontab.
I also would like to... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: dcaccount
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to run an script every 10th and 25th day in every month at 11pm.
the script name is /home/ss/automated.sh
I tried to execute the script every day and everytime with the below syntax. its not executing it from crontab.
* * * * * /home/ss/automated.sh
Any idea why it not... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: ramkumar15
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey out there
This is all I have in my crontab file. I know the crontab works because it was already out there and working. I simply replaced the existing with my line of code below to see if it worked. I uploaded 6 month old pdf files in this directory, stopped/started all the scripts that... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vsekvsek
I want to run a script on (say) the 4th friday every month. But if I include this line in the crontab :
45 9 22-28 * 5 echo '4th Friday'|mailx -s "Fri week 4" mike
it sends me mail if the date is 22-28, OR the day is friday. So I get mail every day for a week , and also every friday.
I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mikejordan
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a user (xxx) who is allowed to run cron jobs when a job is
launched from cron is the .profile sourced in? I am not sure it is so I setup a cron job as this user to do the following:
35 15 * * 0-5 su - xxx -c "ksh ls -lt /tmp" > /tmp.out
and I am seeing the following error (see... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: BeefStu
Please cna you tell me if the following command entered in error would affect the crontab file
crontab -e | more
Thanks :) (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: blondie2407
My question is how to specify the one-time execution of a shell script in crontab?
For example: If I wanted to schedule shell "Test.sh" for one-time execution on December 13 at 8:00AM would it be as follows?
00 08 13 12 6 /usr/datatools/dtbackups/Test.sh > /usr/u/sybase_12.5/logs/Test.log &... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Alan.AIX
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I set up a job to run a script in a certain directory to remove certain files. The script seems to run as my logs indicate but nothing happens. If I run the script manually then it removes the correct files. I'm now wondering if crontab doesnt have access to remove files from the directory I'm... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: NycUnxer
I would want to schedule a job to run every 2 weeks. In the mean time, i'm only able to schedule on every week. Is it possible to schedule 2 weeks on crontab?
Thank you. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: *Jess*
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Why does this cron entry do nothing? It works interactively.
58 23 * * * mydate=`date '+%Y%m%d'`;mv /opt/home/user/file /opt/home/user/file_$mydate (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: steelrose