Cron job

I have to schedule a script to run every day at 00:00 how can I do that ?
Jose BredariolPMPAsked:
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Kanti PrasadCommented:
Hi

yourusername@dev-db$ crontab -e

0 0 *  /your script to run daily at 12 mid night

Below are some examples that will help you to other types of stuff
http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2009/06/15-practical-crontab-examples/
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
0 0 *  /your script to run daily at 12 mid night

this is incorrect
if you put that line in there, cron will say 'bad month' - "errors in crontab, can't install"
the correct way would be...

0 0 * * * /path-to-script/foo.sh
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
One doubt, If i turn the computer off and on again, the cron job will run automatically ?
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
that line will only work at the scheduled time (in this case midnight)
if you want to also run at startup, specify reboot for the time (through crontab)

@reboot /path-to-script/foo.sh
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Some more information on how to setup crontab jobs in Linux:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/17919/How-to-setup-a-crontab-job-in-Linux-Unix.html
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
Thanks all
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