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wiki:talk:linux:slug [2009/01/06 15:20]
wiki:talk:linux:slug [2011/02/03 23:59] (current)
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 +Nice article. Thanks for sharing.
 +The cronjob that you added to the crontab is probably failing because it does not have a shell process that would create the pipe you are requesting. 
 +As it stands when the article was created:
 +0 12 * * *      echo "Mail from the slug." | /opt/bin/nail -a /opt/var/log/rsnapshot -s "Rsnapshot activity log" you@inyour.lan
 +However the pipe "|" is seen as just another argument to the echo command.
 +Often this is overcome by putting your desired actions in a shell, and then invoking that script which contains the pipe. 
 +Hope this helps anyone else who passes by. <smile>
 +-- Mark , Thu Feb  3 23:57:58 UTC 2011

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