disable periodic scripts
d.hill at yournetplus.com
Sun Mar 30 15:37:59 PDT 2008
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 at 22:26 +0100, bruce at cran.org.uk confabulated:
> Warner Lambert wrote:
>> How can I disable those nightly/monthly/... periodic scripts? I don't need
>> them, these days professional monitoring software such as nagios is used to
>> monitor 200+ systems. I can't read 200 mails showing me hundreds of lines
>> of output even if nothings happening. Am I just deleting all the
>> /etc/periodic/* stuff or is there a switch like:
>> turn_off_ancient_system_administration="YES" ?
> If you really want to disable cron, put
> in /etc/rc.conf
Or, the OP can just comment the periodic lines within:
That way other cron jobs will still run.
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