Advanced Job Scheduling With Cron

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 8, 2013 8:50 AM EDT
OStatic; By Jon Buys
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The cron daemon is a core component of any Unix-like operating system. On the surface, cron is a scheduler, meant to run a command at regular intervals. However, if we dig a little deeper into the configuration options, we find that we can configure cron to be as detailed and granular as we need. If you need a script to run every seven minutes, five days a week, between the hours of 8AM and 4PM, cron has you covered.

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