Tag: cron

  • how to not run a cron job between certain datetimes

    Say, I have a cron job entry and do not want the job to run between 2013-02-01 9PM (Feb 1st 2013) and 2013-02-02 11AM (Feb 2nd 2013), this is one possible solution (in crontab).

  • SSMTP, Crontab gotchas

    I had a few cron entries that did not run and for a long a time I had no idea why. I had the MAILTO variable set at the top of the crontab and I was expecting to be mailed the output of the cron entries. I was surprised when that did not happen. Looking…