cron jobs not being run
jkosin at beta.intcomgrp.com
Wed May 18 16:00:54 UTC 2005
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Saurabh Barve wrote:
| I am running FC2 here. There are a number of cron jobs in
| /etc/cron.daily - makewhatis, webalizer,
| chkrootkit,freshclam,squirrelmail, tetex, yum, etc. However, when I
| see the Cron report, only the yum jobs is being reported as run.
| Some of the cron jobs, the chkrootkit one for example, are set to
| send an e-mail to the root account, but I never get one.
| Why am I not seeing any reports/logs being generated from these cron
Most cron jobs only produce output if there is a problem that needs
attention. What happens, is that stdoutput and stderror are directed
to an email. If the output is blank, ie. no output is generated by
the command, then cron disregards sending an email.
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