drc...@yahoo.com wrote: > I am using rsync and crontab to perform scheduled backups on FreeBSD AMD64 > Rel. 7.0 > I am following process described here for rsync : > http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/examples.html > > I have a backup script's created for daily, weekly, monthly. > This is one example - the daily (/backup is a seperate physical drive) : > > #daily backup script > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/data/Access/ /backup/daily/Access > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/data/Templates/ /backup/daily/Templates > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/QBdata/ /backup/daily/QBdata > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/reception1/ /backup/daily/reception1 > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/reception2/ /backup/daily/reception2 > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/reception3/ /backup/daily/reception3 > rsync -a --delete /usr/home/data/Files/ /backup/daily/Files > > All files created where chmod'd with +x, then I test the scripts by running > them manually and all three, daily, weekly & monthly work fine. > > FInal step, I add to root crontab, by using : > > crontab -e > > I added following lines : > > 1 23 30 * * /usr/local/sbin/backup/monthly > 1 21 * * 0 /usr/local/sbin/backup/weekly > 1 23 * * 1-5 /usr/local/sbin/backup/daily > > crontab -l shows all is OK as well. > > But the scheduled backups never happen. I must be doing something wrong, but > can't figure out what. >
rsync isn't in the path of cron. You should either provide the complete path in the script, of add /usr/local/bin to your crontab. Peter -- http://www.boosten.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"