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Trixbox Configure automatic nightly reboot

Posted on 2008-06-23
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Hi,

I am running Trixbox 2.2.4 and I want to configure it so that each night at say 2.00am it reboots itself. How do I configure this in linux?

Thanks

Mark
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by:http:// thevpn.guru
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Setup a cronjob

crontab -e

and add a line saying

00 2 * * * /sbin/shutdown now
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will that reboot the computer or just shut it down?
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by:http:// thevpn.guru
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Try this

00 2 * * * /sbin/shutdown -r now

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Pétur Ingi Egilsson earned 1500 total points
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If /sbin/shutdown -r now, does not work use "00 2 * * * init 6" or "00 2 * * * telinit 6"
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why would you want to?
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