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Old 08-11-2003, 03:24 PM   #1
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Quick Question about cron job


Hi,

We have a crobjob setup on the server and I am unable to identify what does it means :

*/5 * * * * /usr/local/cpanel/bin/dcpumon >/dev/null 2>&1


what does the /5 mean?
 
Old 08-11-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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"what does the /5 mean?"

It means run this command every 5 hours. Without the / it would mean run the command at 05:00 every day.

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Old 08-11-2003, 04:16 PM   #3
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Hi jailbait,

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