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Old 05-26-2002, 12:55 PM   #1
medamnit
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crontab


hi,

I'm getting into cron jobs and have a quick question about prcesses.

if i would like to run a certain file every 3rd day at 6pm is this right?

* 18 */3 * * <file>

thank you
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Old 05-26-2002, 01:07 PM   #2
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No

This runs your cronjob at every minute from 18.00 to 18.59, every 3 days of every month of every year.

Try

0 18 */3 * * /your/script

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