Re: Searching system logfile for crontab jobs?
- From: Barry Margolin <barmar@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 00:11:13 -0400
In article <4845a143$0$6556$9b4e6d93@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
wmeister@xxxxxxxxxxx (Wolfgang Meister) wrote:
Normally I can redirect the intended output with a command into a file
But what happens if the crontab job aborts without having the chance to
write some output into the logifle (e.g. because /usr/local/www/ does not
or the syntax of the command is not correct).
I guess these kind of basic information are written to some extra system
Where can I find the system logfile for the crontab jobs. When which crontab
started and if it is exited with witch error.
Any output from a cron job is mailed to the user, it's not written to a
Barry Margolin, barmar@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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