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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am writing a script that will eventually be executed by a cron job every 15 minutes. I want to make sure that my logic/script doesn't get executed if a previous job is still running. What would be the best way to handle that scenario? I was thinking to make my script create a temporary... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rdogadin
I have removed a cron for particular user , but cron job seems to be running even after the cron entry is removed. The purpose of the cron was to sendmail to user ( it uses mailx utility )
I have restarted cron and sendmail service still user is getting mail alerts from the cron job. And... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: chidori
I have set up the crontab as follows.
root@IDC4VASAPP07 # crontab -l
0-59 * * * * /var/tmp/r.sh
0-59 * * * * date >> /var/tmp/log
r.sh is as follows.
root@IDC4VASAPP07 # cat r.sh
dt1=$(perl -e 'use POSIX;print strftime... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: SunilB2011
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have this cronjob
* */2 * * * $path/supervisor.sh The supervisor script is checking another script, which initializes the final scripts in multiple directories.
Note that the supervisor script runs without the cronjob.
In each directory, I have the following script:
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: TheTransporter
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to run a script through contab. The script can only be executed once user logs in as su - oracle. I have tested the script other then cronjob and it executes successfully, more over the paths used in the script are absolute paths.
Crontab entries are as as below.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Asteroid
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am editing crontab using -e option to add a new job
Below is the line
30 * * * * scriptpath
This job is not executing every thirty minutes.
I have checked, cron daemon is running.
What did I miss? Can some one help?
I am using cron shell..ksh (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: yabhi_22
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
am running a cron job to do a backup of all user files. the script runs properly in the terminal but only backups about 20% of the files when run by cron.
the Linux system is running BASH as far as I can tell.
the symbols $FILE and $DIRECTORY are defined properly and the following is the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: novice633
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
i have the following line in the crontab
15 5 * * 6 /home/adw/BCE_ADW.pl
The problem is the cron job is not getting started automatically.
But this was working til last week. now it is not working.
what could be the problem. Any idea? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Suguna
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am facing this problem . My Cronjob entry is not running !!!
I am having Sun solaris 9 and cronjob entry is
"45 1 * * * /safedir/rdns/opt/RDNS1.1Scripts/drpl_audit_log_script.sh_orig > /dev/null 2>&1"
Now when I try to look in the output log files it creates, it is some file with... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: hkapil
I have a cron schedule like this
04,16,28,40,52 * * * * /nag/startProcessABatch (unix script)
i want to add new lines in this file (like Logging), i just copy this file into a /tmp folder (for backup copy), and i have edited this file (added few lines of code for logging).
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nag_sundaram