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Old 03-23-2015, 01:21 AM   #1
Rita_linux
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Angry Cronjob created empty files


Hi All,

I have facing a problem with cron job.
Actually on the client server there are some cronjob scheduled
as follows:

@daily sh_file.sh 2>&1>> /dev/null #Contact: vali.zachia@gmail.com
@hourly php demo.php 2>&1 >> /dev/null
10 2 * * * wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Cron IE
10 2 * * * wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #cron EN
@daily sh script.sh
@daily sh script.sh
@daily sh script.sh
@hourly wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Cron Poland
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Cron Norway
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Cron Portugal
10 2 * * * wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Cron GR
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null
@daily wget --no-check-certificate url 2>&1 > /dev/null #Denmark



Cronjobs are scheduled daily/hourly.

But what happends after every hour/day there is a blank file created in a folder .

like :
hourly.1

hourly.2
hourly.3
hourly.4

and so on similary for daily scripts.

I am not sure whether these are created by cron job
So please clarify whether cronjob provides some thing like above or it is the code problem
 
Old 03-23-2015, 02:29 AM   #2
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Cron does not create empty files like you describe. It is likely an issue with your code. See also

Code:
man 5 crontab
 
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Old 04-06-2015, 02:51 AM   #3
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Thanks this is helpful to me.
 
  


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