How to silence cron?
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Fri Sep 11 21:46:27 UTC 2020
On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 15:11:49 +0200
Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> What would be the proper way to silence output from a php script
> running under cron? I have tried variations of /dev/null and 2>&1 but
> getting nowhere.
Have you tried
*/5 * * * * su -m www -c "/usr/local/bin/php /usr/local/www/pathtoscript.php" >/dev/null 2>&1
the redirection has to take place under a bourne-compatible shell,
so outside of the quotes.
On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:44:17 +0100
> I *think* you can set MAILTO: to /dev/null but I'm not 100% sure. But
> if you can, I think it'll do what you want, if that is to have no
> mail at all for www user.
Crontab variable assignments apply to the lines below the assignment.
It should be possible to divide the crontab into sections with different
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