"at" command and mail

Bernt Hansson bah at bananmonarki.se
Sun Sep 4 00:27:09 UTC 2011

2011-09-03 18:39, Brett Glass skrev:
> I'm setting up a FreeBSD appliance that won't be running a mail daemon.
> I'd like the at(8) command to be there for scheduling of commands, but
> do not see any way to prevent it from trying to send mail after it
> executes a command. (There's not even a command line option that says
> "do not mail," or at least I can't find one.) Am I missing something, or
> does at(8) always expect to be able to send mail? If so, would it be
> worth implementing an atrun.conf configuration file that makes it
> optional and possibly sets other defaults for at(8)?

This is quick AND dirty

Put this in your crontab:


N.B You will not get ANY mail from cron jobs!

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