[TAG] Cron Jobs not being run
bilbrey at orbdesigns.com
Tue Mar 15 01:21:33 MSK 2005
Thomas Adam wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 02:37:04PM -0500, Suramya Tomar wrote:
>>15 * * * * root /etc/awstats/stats_update
> This is a bad idea. As I have pointed out in the past to people, having
> the time *exactly* on the hour (or intervals such that it is run on the
> hour) can cause clock skews, if one controls their time via ntpd, say.
> The result is such that the cron job may not run at all.
I see a cron entry set to run at 15 minutes after each hour. What do you
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