How to start jobs manually from Crontab


 
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Old 01-28-2011
How to start jobs manually from Crontab

Hello -

I have about 7 jobs listed in my crontab. They run automatically everyday. However I am wondering how to start them manually?

My system is SunOS 5.10

Jobs are listed in this fashion:

41 00 * * 1-5 /system/volms/.vbc/startmeup
01 44 * * 0-6 /system/volms/.vbc/kill (space) /system/volms/.vbc/.vbc
41 00 * * 0-6 system/volms/.vbc/kill.pl >> /system/volms/.vbc/killlog 2>&1

Please let me know
# 2  
Old 01-28-2011
well to run them manually you just copy and paste so crontab -l
41 00 * * 1-5 /system/volms/.vbc/startmeup
then paste
Code:
/system/volms/.vbc/startmeup

at your prompt.

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 01-30-2011 at 06:19 PM.. Reason: added code tags
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Old 01-28-2011
Thanks but what about the ones that have (space) and also contains ">>" ?
# 4  
Old 01-28-2011
Yes, all that. Rest of line = command to run.
# 5  
Old 01-28-2011
im sorry but can u give me an example from my original post? thanks
# 6  
Old 01-28-2011
ok so
/system/volms/.vbc/kill (space) /system/volms/.vbc/.vbc This is a parm pass since UNIX a space is the seperator
system/volms/.vbc/kill.pl >> /system/volms/.vbc/killlog 2>&1 This just copy the entire line. the >> is the output append to the killlog and it is putting standard out and error in it

But you really need to understand what the jobs are doing before running them. is there other jobs needed to be run first that feed these jobs? do these rely on the time that they run for say the disk to not be busy or some other back end environment to be in place.
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Old 01-28-2011
Thank you so much. Yes i have the instructions which one to run in which sequence.
 
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