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Old 02-16-2004, 04:32 PM   #1
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cron mailto


Hi all,

Is there a way that the cron only email to me if the cron jobs fail ?
I receive the emails every hour from the crob jobs that runs hourly.

I have this in the crontab file -

MAILTO=my email address

01 * * * * root nice -n 19 run-parts /etc/cron.hourly
 
Old 02-16-2004, 08:39 PM   #2
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you'll have to put it in the batch file that is run by cron...
 
Old 02-16-2004, 08:41 PM   #3
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Add "> /dev/null" to the end of the line. Ex.:

01 * * * * root nice -n 19 run-parts /etc/cron.hourly > dev/null
 
Old 02-17-2004, 08:45 AM   #4
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Thanks green_dragon37.
 
  


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