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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Oracle Linux 6.
Trying to set up a simple monitoring of memory usage. This command does exactly what I want at the command line:
echo $(date +%Y-%m-%d" "%H:%M:%S) $(grep PageTables /proc/meminfo) >> /home/oracle/meminfo.logBut when I put it in my crontab:
* * * * * echo $(date +%Y-%m-%d"... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: edstevens
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am facing an issue in running a command line utility from the CRON.
This utility displays IPC statistics on UNIX message queues: The "queue name" and the "count" of messages in the queue.
When running this utility from prompt, it will provide an output on the screen, like the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: vai_sh
My first post evidently did not materialize so I posted it again:
Runnning a cron job every 5 mins to send data files to a state facility.
My original cron entry at worked fine:
01,06,11,16,21,26,31,36,41,46,51,56 * * * * /home/sftpuser/stateinoc-from-appname.ksh
Somewhere I have a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Skyybugg
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I have a script that seems to run to completion when in the command-line, but when it is run using the cron, it seems to time out.
They both start and run fine, but on the CRON it stops prematurely.
The script hits an API every few seconds and grabs data.
Does anyone have any idea on... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: phpchick
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script that can be run via cron or via the command line.
Is there any way that I can place something on the script to be able to distinguish/differentiate whether the script was run via a user in the command line or whether it was run from the cron? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: newbie_01
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I'm new to these forums, and I'm hoping that someone can solve this problem...
To make things short:
I have DD-wrt set up on a router.
I'm trying to run a script in CRON that fetches the daily password from my database using SSH.
CRON is set like so(in web interface):
* * * *... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: louieaw
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Ubuntu 9.10 is my linux distro
Based on forums they say that the problem is with environment .
here is my case:
login as user, then sudo -s
using this command: s3cmd put file s3://bucket >>worked!
now here is the simple script intended for testing:
env >/tmp/cronjob.log... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: qwerty20
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a very basic script that essentially sends a log file, via FTP, to a backup server. My cron entry to run this every night is:
55 23 * * * /usr/bin/archive_logs
The script runs perfectly when executed manually, and actually worked via cron for about three weeks. However, it mysteriously... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: cdunavent
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey there, I'm a total newbie unix guy here and just picking this stuff up. Have a very small script I put together that works fine from the command line but not once I put it in a cron job. Searched and found this thread and am wondering it it has something to do with setting variables, though the... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: JackTheTripper
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Under, Solaris 10 I have the following problem:
A script executed at command line runs with nice level 0, as expected.
Same script started under (user) crontab runs with nice level 2.
I would prefer it run at 0. Is this possible? If so, how?
Thanks. (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: henrydark