On Sun, 2009-09-06 at 20:23 -0400, Hai Yi wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:20 PM, Tony Cratz<firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Hai Yi wrote:
> >> this might be too simple a question to ask, however i am doing it anyway.
> >> i want to run a cron job to back up the dump files from my database
> >> tables on a weekly basis. I've never set a cron job before. So by
> >> following the "goolge-search" result, I did these:
> >> I create a text file and add a line to set time, date and my script,
> >> name the file "cronjob.txt"
> >> 59 23 * * * /home/hai/Scripts/backup.sh
> >> from CLI: crontab cronjob.txt
> >> confirm the job: crontab -l
> >> then I sat tight waiting for the magic moment. Nothing happened.