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Old 08-16-2003, 03:58 PM   #1
KoopaTroopa
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How do I run/write an hourly cron?


I want it to delete certain files (*.dso) files from a directory once an hour and have no idea where to start on writing cronjobs.

I've tried googling but nothing really makes sense for starting from scratch on writing your own cron that I could find.

I'm running Redhat 9
 
Old 08-16-2003, 06:12 PM   #2
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You can use Cron or Anacron.
Take a look at the following documentation.

Automated Tasks
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...autotasks.html
 
  


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