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Old 04-28-2004, 10:26 AM   #1
mustang05
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How do I get a script to run?


I created a script in the Crontab, that reboots my Red Hat Linux station everyday at a certain time. How do I get it to run now?
 
Old 04-28-2004, 11:03 AM   #2
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Put your script in /etc/cron.daily then go to /etc/crontab and make an entry like this;

25 6 * * * root /etc/cron.daily/scan

scan is an f-prot script to run f-prot on my /home daily. For an explanation on how to set the time of execution see cron.
Why would you want to reboot daily anyway?

Last edited by TigerOC; 04-28-2004 at 11:05 AM.
 
  


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