Crontab not working logwatch.pl [FreeBSD 8 stable]
SamanKaya at netscape.net
Thu Jan 14 01:13:21 UTC 2010
Glen Barber wrote:
> Rolf Nielsen wrote:
>> On 2010-01-13 22:04, Jeronimo Calvo wrote:
>>> did a crontab -r, a a new crontab -e, using:
>>> * * * * * $HOME/.profile ; /bin/bash /var/log/auto_auth.sh
>>> * * * * * $HOME/.profile ; /usr/bin/perl /local/sbin/logwatch.pl
> In addition to the other suggestions, I'd imagine an absolute path path to
> /local/sbin/logwatch.pl is a problem as well. Unless /local/sbin exists,
> of course.
Many thanks for all the responses!!
I copied the data into /etc/crontab using the root syntax as described
before and I got sent an email straight away after restarting cron!!
I am not sure why I decided to use a local crontab rather then
system-wide one but I think I got confused somewhere along the lines
At least it works :-)
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