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Cron jobs setup



On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 22:12:09 -0800, Joseph E. Maxwell
<jemaxwell_(_at_)_jaymax_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> I am setting up a cron job to run a shell script at 1 hr interval and to
> have the output of the script sent to a user. I have this in the cron
> file inserted by crontab
> 
>     cat /var/cron/tabs/whoser
> 
>         # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
>         # (cron_reg installed on Fri Dec 24 18:13:01 2004)
>         # (Cron version -- $FreeBSD:
>         src/usr.sbin/cron/crontab/crontab.c,v 1.12.2.4 2001/06/16
>         03:18:37 peter Exp $)
>         0       1       *       *       *
>         /blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/blah/pam2deb.shl
>         MAILTO=user


Reread the crontab manpage.  0 1 * * * doesn't mean once per hour, it
means that it will run every day at 1AM.  If you want once per hour, I
believe you can do */60 * * * *

-- 
Andy Harrison