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    /etc/cron.d/device42 jobs have errors

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

    Problem Symptoms:
    The /etc/cron.d/device42 jobs spit out errors every time they run.

    Incorrect syntax: root sleep $(expr $RANDOM \% 3600) ; /root/scripts/ 2>&1 > /dev/null

    Correct the syntax to: root sleep $(expr $RANDOM \% 3600) ; /root/scripts/ > /dev/null 2>&1

    Additional Information

    If this is a hosted server and the file keeps being changed to the incorrect form, create a Case to have Cloud Production fix it. (Cite Case 00116793 as an example.)

    Category: System Management (500)

    • Article last edited: 1/7/2015