[CentOS] cronjob not running
silvertip257 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 23:48:50 UTC 2013
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Keith Keller <
kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us> wrote:
> On 2013-01-22, SilverTip257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you want it to run every ten minutes use:
> > **/10* * * * * curl http://mysite.com/test.php
> > for ten minute intervals.
> It is not clear where the extra asterisks came from, but the syntax
> should be
I composed with HTML and bolded */10
Bold translates to putting an asterisk around the text ... resulting in
**/10* instead of the intended */10
> */10 * * * * curl ....
> Strictly speaking, it is not 10 minute intervals; it is every multiple
> of 10. So if you save your crontab at 7:09, the job will still run at
> 7:10, not 7:19--it won't figure out the current time and run every ten
> minutes from then. (Nobody here mentioned it, but I've seen it come up
> in other contexts.)
Good point ^^
> >> and i waited for 10 mins to get a message echo to my console. the
> >> is displayed in my browser when the php script(
> >> is loaded via my browser. The message is also shown on my console when
> >> curl command is run direct from the console.
> >> the problem is getting the message from the cronjob.
> What message? If you are hoping to see the curl output, then ...
> >> note , i logged in as root user.
> ...you need to check root's mailbox. If you haven't checked there yet
> you should do so. If you want to do something else with the output, you
> need to specify what that is.
> If it's not there, then as the previous poster mentioned check
> kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us
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