setting a cron job
jpg at gmx.com
Mon Mar 10 01:24:27 UTC 2008
Thanks for your help, i've got it sorted now.
On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 09:15:50PM -0400, Paul wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Jamie Griffin <jpg at gmx.com> wrote:
> > ok... I've managed to edit the file successfully but now it doesn't seem
> > to run. I've added the line:
> > 2 * * * * * /usr/bin/getmail
> > to the file but it's not fetching mail, or doesn't appear to be. Does it
> > look as though there's something wrong with what i've done?
> > Jamie
> There are 5 units of time you can enter. Each is represented by an asterisk
> like so:
> Day of month
> Day of Week
> So if there are 5 asterisks, like in your example, it will run your command
> every second of every hour of every day of every month.
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