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Old 01-02-2004, 09:06 PM   #1
Mikessu
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cron emails


Hi, I have my own server and I use cron to do some tasks like updating eggdrop channel statistics. I have also mail server running on server and cron always sends me emails every hour when it updates channels statistics. How can I prevent crom from sending emails?
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:11 PM   #2
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In the crontab pipe output to /dev/null.
Something like.
0 30 * * * * command > /dev/null
 
  


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