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Re: [SLE] adding entry to cron for backup
  • From: Jesse Marlin <jesse.marlin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 16:46:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <15234.51393.487147.206357@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Nick Zentena writes:
> On August 21, 2001 06:58 pm, Jack Malone wrote:
> > I'm wanting to add an entry to cron so that it does a backup on a daliy
> > basis, well really just monday thrue friday, do not need one for the
> > weekends since nuthing will be do to make changes in the samba share files.

0 2 mon,tue,wed,thu,fri * * backup_command

I think this should do backups mon-fri once a day at 2:00 am. The man
page for crontab says that you can specify the name in lieu of the day
of the month.

>
>
> /etc/cron.daily/aaa_base mentions /root/bin/cron.daily.local sounds like the
> place to put something like that.
>
> Nick
>
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