No mail from cron on Feisty

kk karlok at fastmail.fm
Tue Jun 5 00:57:31 BST 2007


D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Friday 01 June 2007, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
>> Fresh install of Ubuntu Studio/Feisty.  I'm using postfix now instead of
> 
> Heloooooo?  Anybody?  I could really use some thoughts on this.  I have no 
> idea if my nightly backup is working or not without this notification, and I 
> can't figure out why the notification is broken.

I did a lot of searching but couldn't figure it out.  I ended up 
redirecting the output of my backup script to a log file.  This is the 
entry in my etc/crontab:

5 1 * * *	root	rsync-backup >> /home/kk/logs/backup.log

Works for me.

kk



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