crontab: every 30 seconds

Posted on 2011-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How can I run a crontab command every 30 seconds?
Question by:hankknight
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    Accepted Solution

    cron's granularity is in minute.
    Just write your script with loop and sleep 30 seconds after the command.

    while [ true ]
       sleep 30
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    Assisted Solution

    on the same premise schedule two identical scripts to run at exactly the same time/interval and add in one sleep 30,

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