Scheduling 2 cron jobs

I am planning to schedule 2 cron jobs. one starting at around 9.00 PM and the other starting at 10 AM the next day on a solaris machine version 5.7, are there any limitations of cron job on this machine..
mahjagAsked:
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yuzhCommented:
There is no problem if you are running the job as "root"

man crontab
to learn the details about the setup details.

If you are running it as a normal user, you need to as your sys adm to
set ip up for you.

or use "at" command to run it
man at
to learn more details.
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anumalasCommented:
Hi

You can run as many jobs as you want at requried intervells. There is no limitation to run no.of jobs. you can add jobs by editing cron file.

Use crontab -e as a "root" user. There are 7 parameters you have to pass like at what time what day, month, year etc...

see corntab man pages and  add ur jobs to Cron.

Hope this will help :)

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anumalasCommented:
Hi

hope you have solved your problem :)
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advegaCommented:
The only limitation could be done only by root by 2 ways:
if he creates /etc/cron.d/cron.deny and adding there your login name, or
if he creates /etc/cron.d/cron.allow and NOT adding there your login name
or
if he disables de cron service and the cron daemon
i.e :
    root   272     1   0   Jul 21 ?           0:25 /usr/sbin/cron
is not running on your Solaris box.

as for how many jobs are scheduled, virtuallly there is no limit on the number of jobs or its number of recurrence ( see max_proc_per_user /etc/system )

hope this helps.
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yuzhCommented:
We have given the correct answer to the question, there is no problem for Solaris to run multiple cron jobs.

Split is ok for me.
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