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Microsoft KB Archive/246448

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Cron Job Is Not Running in INTERIX

Article ID: 246448

Article Last Modified on 9/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Interix 2.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Interix 2.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Interix 2.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Interix 2.2 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q246448

SYMPTOMS

When you try to run a cron job from INTERIX, you may find that it does not run.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this behavior, do one or more of the following:

  • Add the cron user to the Cronadmin utility.
  • Type service list to see if the cron service is running.
  • Correct the time format. The format should be in the following order: minute, hour, day of month, month of year.
  • Compare the user's name letter case and spelling by typing the following:


cronadmin list $ps -e -o comm,user=longenoughnamesolongnameprints


Keywords: kbprb KB246448