> I am running 5.1-release. I created the file
> /var/cron/tabs/root . It is owner root, group wheel.
> permissions are -rw-------
> I have the following entry in the file root
> 0 22 2-31 * * /usr/local/bin/rsync -av /dept2/Marketing/ /data/Marketing
> 2>&1 /r
> Of course the line above is all on one line.
> Well, this command did not run last night. No /root/rsync.log file was
> No email was generated. Zip.
> what did I screw up to prevent cron from running the command ?
You did it by hand instead of using the more automated method. Although you
got the ownership/permissions correct, I bet you didn't restart the cron
daemon (which is required so that it sees the newly created crontab.)
You should really use "crontab -e" to edit/create crontab files. It will
look after ownership/permissions automatically, as well as kicking the cron
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