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Re: schedule parameter?


From: christian pearce
Subject: Re: schedule parameter?
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 11:52:54 -0400

Paul,

I am testing it now, but I suspect you want

schedule = ( Hr07.Min00_05 )

On 9/21/05, Paul Krizak <address@hidden> wrote:
> We're running cfengine here at AMD to maintain about 10,000 systems.
> Until recently we've been running cfagent only once - during
> installation - to configure the system.  We're now trying to make the
> next step of running cfexecd on systems to maintain configuration.
>
> Only problem is that apparently the "schedule" parameter is being very
> strange.
>
> I want cfagent to run at 7am every morning.  So I have this statement in
> my control section:
>
>      schedule = ( Hr07 Min00_05 )
>
> With the presumption that cfagent ANDs the time classes together (the
> docs are very very tight-lipped about how to specify time classes).
> What this ended up doing, however, was to make cfagent run at the top of
> the hour, every hour, and continuously for an hour (over and over and
> over again) during the 7:00 hour.  So apparently the time classes are
> ORed, and cfagent doesn't seem smart enough to know to only run once
> during a particular time period.
>
> How do I tell cfengine to run *ONCE* at 7am, and only *ONCE* per day?
>
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