[CentOS] Confusion about scheduling tasks with crontab

Alan McKay alan.mckay at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 23:23:52 UTC 2009


On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 6:15 PM, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:
>> * 7 * * * /your/command
>
> I think you meant:
>
> 0 7 * * * /your/command
>
> The asterisk will make the command run every minute during the seven
> o'clock hour.  The OP wanted his script to run at 7:00

Hee, hee, yeah, good catch :-)  If I were doing it for me I'd have
read the fine manual first :-)


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