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Crontab not working or shell scripts wrong setup?

Posted November 11, 2013 3.3k views
Hello! I tried to setup a cronjob with crontab to run a shell script every 10 minute. But it´s not working. The Shell Script file: " #!/bin/bash # Remove Files rm -f /var/log/messages " The Crontab -E Config file: " */10 * * * * /vpndel/script "¨ But when i check the log file the text is still there after 10 minutes have gone? What could be wrong?

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Are its permissions set properly? Try running chmod +x /vpndel/script.
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