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adding to cron.daily

adding to cron.daily
« on: March 13, 2020, 06:56:16 PM »
I'm using openvpn and have to copy over the certifcates every 30 days to the openvpn routed directory using the script below

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#! /bin/sh
# updatecert.sh
# update openvpn routed certificates
/cp -af /etc/openvpn/bridge/{priv,pub} /etc/openvpn/routed/
exit 0

Can I the above bash script to cron.daily or do I need to modify the templates?
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Offline TerryF

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Re: adding to cron.daily
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2020, 10:40:03 PM »
I think templating is always the preferred method https://wiki.contribs.org/Cron_entry
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Re: adding to cron.daily
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2020, 10:18:01 AM »
I think you can just drop that in there.

You only need to template if it is a specific file you are hacking eg adding to /etc/crontab

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Re: adding to cron.daily
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2020, 06:08:47 PM »
Thanks for the replies and help

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Re: adding to cron.daily
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2020, 01:41:28 AM »
if you put in cron.daily you will have to remember it is there when backup restoring to sme10.

if it is templated in template-custom of crontab you can forget about it

otherwise both are valid.