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suj 07-21-2010 08:59 AM

running scripts with cron
 
i have a script in /root/new.sh .how can i run this script with cron??
crontab -e
* * * * * "how to give path to script?"

sem007 07-21-2010 09:14 AM

Hi suj,

Try following entry

Code:

crontab -e

30 * * * * /bin/bash /root/new.sh

new.sh script execute every 30 min.

Filip_Kv 07-21-2010 05:56 PM

Make sure that the script in /root has executable permissions before scheduling it.
As root type:

Code:

chmod 700 /root/new.sh
crontab -e
30 * * * * /root/new.sh

to execute it every 30 mins.


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