[CentOS] cat cron jobs into crontab

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Tue Mar 13 00:58:46 UTC 2007


On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 05:21:47PM -0800, Karl R. Balsmeier enlightened us:
> What's the best/safest way to "cat" the following job into crontab?
> 
> */3 * * * *  /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_megaraid_passive.sh > 
> /dev/null 2>&1
> 
> I am used to doing this manually via crontab -e, but now I simply have 
> too many centos servers to build in a given week (get to toss another 
> 120K at some more 2U chenbro/tyan/amd64's -w000ooo).
> 

echo '*/3 * * * *  /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_megaraid_passive.sh > /dev/null 2>&1' > /etc/cron.d/check_megaraid_passive.sh

(Watch for wrapping, of course).

Matt

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