Why Cron not working?

  • Posted on November 14, 2013
  • bogdanovAsked by bogdanov

I am up CentOS 6.

Write to /etc/crontab 2 tasks:

#=========================== SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin MAILTO=root HOME=/


*/5 * * * * sh /etc/sphinx/ */1 * * * * touch /etc/sphinx/ #===========================

Execute >crond start

But appears that as if cron it does not start task. With the aid of the touch I check it did change the time of access to the file.

What I do make wrong?

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Thank you Pablo, it was necessary to add user: <br>*/5 * * * * root sh /etc/sphinx/

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