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Old 08-30-2004, 10:24 PM   #1
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Schedule by day of the week


I want to schedule a program to run by the day of the week.
eg. Every Mon to Fri at 2 AM run
Every Sat run

I'm not sure if it can be done with Cron job.

Old 08-30-2004, 11:49 PM   #2
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"I want to schedule a program to run by the day of the week.
eg. Every Mon to Fri at 2 AM run
Every Sat run"

The fifth cron field is day of week. Days can be either numbers or letters. You can specify multiple days with a hyphen.

Every Mon to Fri at 2 AM run
0 2 * * 1-5 bash /pathname/

Every Sat run"
0 1 * * sat bash /pathname/

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