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Subj:   Re: Is cron job better or a script that runs in background having sleep
From:   Kathleen Hanrahan


On 10/25/2014 02:31 AM, Ganga, Sandeep Kumar wrote:

  Having a shell script that reads messages file and send the email notification using telnet once a day with the errors having grep and other commands to do so.  

  Want to know if creating cronjob is good or a shell script running in background having sleep makes sense.  

I would use the cron job. It is the UNIX/Linux standard and does not have to be re-run every time the system is rebooted.


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