cron issue

Larry Hall
Wed Jun 29 22:13:00 GMT 2005

At 05:25 PM 6/29/2005, you wrote:
>Imran Merali wrote:
>> I am trying to get cron to execute a bash script at a certain time,
>> but it is not doing so. The script itself works well, but it doesn't
>> seem to want to run when i set it up as a cron job. The same thing
>> happens when I try to do something simple like output a timestamp to a
>> text file each minute. This is a fresh install. Additionally, the line
>> in my crontab is identical to that in the crontab on my bsd machine. I
>> used, but it said my install was fine, with the
>> exception of a little issue with sendmail, which I tried to correct
>> with a symlink to a working mailer.
>First look into the Windows Event Viewer + Application, you should find a few
>events that have, among other things, the crond output. 

Also look at '/var/log/cron.log' for info.

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