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Re: backup of postgres scheduled with cron

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: backup of postgres scheduled with cron
Date: 2007-11-22 13:53:18
Message-ID: 20071122135318.GO21682@crankycanuck.ca (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 02:28:08PM +0100, Marco Bizzarri wrote:
> 
> why don't you add a "MAILTO=<youraddress>" at the start of your
> crontab file, so that you can receive a report of the problem?

Note: check that your cron accepts such an addition.  Many systems now use
Vixie's cron, which does accept that, but some don't.  It's a nice feature,
and good for this purpose.

A

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