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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have question about cron. can we have user based cron file under /var/spool/cron or we should have only root file which can only be accessed by root user or admin and he should only be doing the task of scheduling.
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Discussion started by: praveenkumar198
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying a cron on root user to backup to tape using TAR command
here is the cron entry
11 08 * * 6 /erdhot1cron 2>&1 >> /test3/scripts/dba/erdhot1cron.log
here is script inside - edhot1cron
tar -cvf /dev/st0... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: vijaymec50
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to create a crone job to backup certain files on my disk without root permissions.
Also if I will be able to edit cronetab then I need to know how to edit it with any editor other than vim :mad: (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: aelhosiny
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've been bashing my head on the desk for 2 days trying to get this to work, but I've had no luck. I'll try to be as clear as possible in my explanation without dragging out the details. I'm trying to set up a cron job for user "john" which runs a script. This script initiates an ssh connection to... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: eh3civic
I am getting the following error in the cron log:
! bad user (root) Wed Sep 22 14:30:00 2010
< root 8989 c Wed Sep 22 14:30:00 2010 rc=1
What does this mean? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: jastanle84
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I seem to be having a problem with accumulation of root CRON jobs occuring when I have a user's cron job(s) running.
Here is an example of a user's crontab file:
*/1 * * * * echo "hello" > /dev/nullps aux|grep CRON
root 14333 0.0 0.0 91236 2172 ? S ... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Narnie
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi there, I have over 2000 systems (mainly Solaris) and I want to write a script that inserts a new root cronjob on each of those servers. obviously just adding a line to /var/spool/cron/crontabs/root looks like the easiest way, but i really dont want to have to send a HUP to crond on all boxes
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Discussion started by: rethink
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am facing a difficulty with root cron.
There is a script which is running in root's cron for every 3 minutes.
I am having a different but i have the access to change the script which is running in root's cron.In the script the output is already going to a file in /tmp.I have just added... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: usha rao
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am running a few scripts through a cron job. This is for checking some key services that are running on by box. The problem is, everytime the cron runs, it sends a mail to the root account. The root account mails need to cleared every now and then. Is there some way I can stop these... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: skotapal
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm new in Unix Environment.
Any Unix Guru around...I need help. My question is, is it possible that the root cron could be override with 3rd party software?How can it happen. Another thing, how the cron job works?, I mean how the Unix process the cron job , I don't have an idea... (2 Replies)
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