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Ok, im trying to schedule a cron task for ntpdate time.nist.gov to run every 2 hours or every hour, I enter cron daily, but there are no entries and I ...
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- 09-12-2004 #1
to run every 2 hours or every hour, I enter cron daily, but there are no entries and I cannot remember the syntax for a entry any good cron howto's or ideas out there?
- 09-12-2004 #2
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- Apr 2004
Time syncing every hour or two? Sounds to me that there must be very serious problems with your systems real time clock if it needs updating that frequently.
1 1 * * * root ntpdate tick.clara.net
That is my crontab line to do it once a day at 1 minute past 1 am
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