Today (Saturday) We will make some minor tuning adjustments to MySQL.

You may experience 2 up to 10 seconds "glitch time" when we restart MySQL. We expect to make these adjustments around 1AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT) US.

crontab not working

Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
crontab not working

In /oracle folder, I created a file called "script.ksh" using vi command. The content of script.ksh is

* * * * * echo "welcome">/tmp/capture.log

I want the word "welcome" to be displayed in /tmp/capture.log file every minute.

I have created capture.log under /tmp folder.

Then in /oracle I gave the command crontab script.ksh

I see the word "welcome" displayed only one time. It is not displaying every minute.
# 2  
You're probably clobbering it every time the cronjob runs. Use >> instead of > to append.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Crontab not working
Junaid Subhani
Hi All, I have a script with deatils as : $ ls -ld -rwx--x--x 1 muser muser 752 Jun 5 22:36 User crontab looks likes: $ crontab -l SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin * * * * * /opt/scripts/ Now if I run this script...... Shell Programming and Scripting
Shell Programming and Scripting
Crontab not working
Hi, I know this is a common topic. I'm trying to launch a perl script using a contab -e entry. I've been trying diff options but nothing seems to work: My cron is running: UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD root 3755 1 0 Nov27 ? 00:00:00 crond This...... Linux
crontab is not working!!
I can run manually script of but crontab can't run this script very five minutes. # crontab -l */3 * * * * root sh /root/ */5 * * * * root sh /root/ # # pwd /root # ls -l total 88 -rwxrwxr-x 1 root root 1645 Jun 14 19:01 anaconda-ks.cfg drwxrwxr-x 2 root...... Red Hat
Red Hat
crontab not working
Dear all We have SunOS 5.10 Generic_127127-11 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V250 i have scheduled cronjob but its not working Crontab details 15 15 * * * /d5/oratest/testdb/ TEST247 15 15 * * * mkdir -p rajesh /d4/appltest Crontab log details > CMD: mkdir...... UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
crontab NOT working
Hi, I have put the following entry in crontab and it is NOT working 1 * * * * && /mybin/ As today is Sep 26th, Iam using NF-4 to test. Thanks... UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Featured Tech Videos