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How to display current jobs in crontab

Posted on 2011-09-13
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Hi,

I wonder how can I see all the currents jobs on my server. I planned serveral cron jobs but not sure if they are actually executated.


WHAT IS THE COMMAND TO SEE THE CURRENT JOBS
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by:mwochnick
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crontab -l  to view the current file
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here's a nice quick reference
http://adminschoice.com/crontab-quick-reference
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one additonal thing to view any users crontab - you have to be root to do this
crontab -l username
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by:cismoney
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thanx a lot.


how do you execute a script via crontab can you give me an example???

My collegue executated a script to show all the daily logs, everytime he execute that script with the crontab the file is created but remain empty.


when he execute the same  script manually he can see the file with all the content.
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by:balasundaram_s
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There should a cron log, where you can see whether those jobs are executed or not.  What OS ?
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solaris
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