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Old 05-17-2004, 11:06 AM   #1
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Can't get Cron to log anything

Running SuSE 9.0...

I read that to enable Cron logging you should add the following entry:


to your crontab file.

So I su-ed to root, entered crontab -e at the command line, and typed CRONLOG = YES on it's own line, and saved the file/installed the new crontab. The changes are holding.

Here is the problem - nothing is being logged. checked /usr/lib/cron/log (nothing)?

What is going on? I also read somewhere that "some linux systems don't allow cron logging".

Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Old 05-17-2004, 05:11 PM   #2
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or can cron use syslog?

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Old 05-19-2004, 10:14 AM   #4
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some one throw me a lifeline...


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