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Re: Modifying Cron


From: Eric Sorenson
Subject: Re: Modifying Cron
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 10:09:10 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Brian E. Seppanen wrote:

> I'm inclined to lean towards using crontab cronfile to install, but I'm 
> not sure how I'm going to be able to do that as different users...

Yeah, don't do that.

address@hidden /etc/cron.d]$ more cfengine
25 * * * * root /usr/sbin/cfexecd -F

Individual files, so no convergence problems, and you specify the user 
to run as the second argument. This is a feature of vixie-cron so you
should be able to use it pretty widely (Solaris supplied cron is due
for replacement anyway :-) )

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 - Eric Sorenson - Explosive Networking - http://eric.explosive.net -




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