Thanks for your valuable information. I tried the
cron. i typed
and entereed into the input area. but i don't know how
to save the cron file. I pressed ctrl+z and came out
from cron. but i edit the cron file i found nothing on
it.(i.e using pico filename.) Please tell me some
description how to save the file in cron and to achive
this. I will be thankful to you.
> I am a user postgresql. I want to update a table
> automatically when we reach monthend. i.e i want to
> update some table on 31 of every month automatically
> without any user attention. I want to know how to do
> this. If anyone knows how to do this please mail me.
> will be ever thankfull to him.
>Probably the easiest way to do this is to write a
>script and run it
>cron. For example, if your update query is in a file
> insert into mymonthendtable(f1, f2, f3)
>your script (call it $HOME/bin/monthend.sh) might
> psql -U postgres mydatabasename <
>then run (see "man 5 crontab" for more on cron)
> crontab -e
>and add an entry like
> # run at 2:15 AM on the 30th of every month
> 15 2 30 * * $HOME/bin/monthend.sh
>Hope this helps,
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