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[ale] Cron for re-boot



I think it's croaking on the flags to shutdown. Try putting it all in
quotes. Or, make a shell script that calls the command and call that
from cron.

On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 07:17, sangell at nan.net wrote:
> I am trying to set a cron job to reboot a server on the 15th of each month
> at 3:00am. I have tried:
> 
> * * 15 * * exec /sbin/shutdown -r now
> and
> * * 15 * * /sbin/shutdown -r now
> and
> * * 15 * * shutdown -r now
> 
> all in /var/spool/cron/root
> 
> None work. I even tried using webmin to add the job but no success. Now the
> funny thing is in while in webmin, I click "Run Now"  and the system
> reboots with the "exec /sbin/shutdown -r now" but no matter how I set the
> time for the job to run it will not restart via cron. I do have 3 other
> jobs that run every night which are successful. I am at a loss. Any ideas?
> 
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