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Old 04-05-2005, 02:26 AM   #1
deqmacrom
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Crontab every 15 days, isn't possible?


Hi,
after look for in "man 5 crontab" and in "google", I don't find any good solution.
My question is very simple, does anybody know how to run a script with cron, the fridays every two

weeks?
The only solution I know is put in crontab an script to execute every friday, that checks if is

the correct friday or not (depending on the value of a variable, for example) and then, if is the

correct friday, run the original script.
But I want a solution more "beautiful". Is possible to do this with only one line in crontab?

Thank you!
 
Old 04-05-2005, 03:02 AM   #2
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Is a solution

55 23 * * 2/5 /script

?
 
Old 04-05-2005, 08:05 AM   #3
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Is a solution

55 23 * * 2/5 /script
I think you have that switched around to run every fifth tuesday.
Try this...
55 23 * * 5/2 /script
 
Old 04-07-2005, 02:31 AM   #4
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Thanks,
the correct form is 5/2!

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