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    Cron jobs released 1 hour late

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Problem Symptoms:
    Clock for Cron is running 1 hour late: a job which is scheduled for 10:25 in cron runs at 11:25.

    Uncertain. There may have been non-asci characters in the crontab (such as ^M's, etc).

    Recreate the crontab entry, making certain that there are no non-ascii characters. See Article 000025487 ("^M line feed characters") in this regard.

    Additional Information

    There seemed to be an issue with cron running the We restarted the cron daemon, removed the entry and recreated it. After which, it seemed to run. So we did the same for the

    This may be related to the problem described in Article 00025444 ("Certain job_list job not running; batch queue gummed up"), which occurred at the same site.

    Category: System Management (500)

    • Article last edited: 1/12/2015
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