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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
If some job supposed to run on 1st of every month at 7 AM
In cron job when we have a blackout on the 1st ( i.e when 1st falls on a sunday ) how can we make the job run the next business day?
2) How can we run a job on 25th of every quarter 7 AM(jan,apr,jul,oct)
And if 25th... (5 Replies)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a requirement to write a shell script,that will check the all commented job in cron job.Please help !! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: netdbaind
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)
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4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
i have a text file in this format: which creates a new one everyday in the form of filename _zing__r200_2012_8_10_log.txt
Fri Aug 10 07:29:17 EDT 2012, usera(192.168.0.245) to anotheruser: hey top, this is a private test
Fri Aug 10 07:29:28 EDT 2012, anotheruser(192.168.0.245) to usera: got... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bkkid
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Im having a problem with my ftp CRON jobs. I have another related (but not the same question in shell scripting).
My FTP CRON jobs connect to a server and drop some files off, if for some reason it cannot connect to the server (timesout/password wrong etc) instead of stopping, it tries again... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mokachoka
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Im fairly new to this and am hoping for your help in moving forward.
1. I need to carry out a FTP transfer from SERVER1 to SERVER2 at 3am every morning.
2. The FTP is to work on SERVER1
3. There will be many files to transfer (96 files per day)
4. I want to delete the files... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: nozerf
I run cron in solaris 10 zone. One cron job which syncing files to nfs mounted on container, creates after finishing another cron proccess(/usr/sbin/cron), and after 100 existing cron proccesses next cron job will not start. It's too weird for me, I'm not able to solve this problem. Theoretically... (3 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
We have a script that we run manually, we want to set it up so that it will run automatically via cron, the problem is during the ftp process nothing is put, the script logs in changes directory fine, but nothing is put to the directory. I have tried it as root, a power user, etc. I have made the... (4 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
can anybody explain the usage of CRON for adding a cron job. please provide an example also for better understanding !!!
Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am writing a script that will be placed in a crontab, which basically retrieves a file that is overwritten everyday (with current customer data) and then sent to another company. I was wondering what the best way to ensure that ftp was successful and notification of a success or failure message.... (3 Replies)
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