LKBEN10971: Howto run the cronjobs from cron.hourly every 15 minutes


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

Your cron jobs run every hour and should run more than hourly

Cause

This is a configuration

Solution

Please note that this will make a change which will run the jobs under cron.hourly every 15 minutes. Make shure you want this!

You can edit /etc/crontab and change the hourly line into:

15,30,45,59    <do not change the rest of the line>

Cron will notice the change automatically. 

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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