Setting up the Cron






Edit the file root using

"vi root"


Press I to insert


Insert the following code


29 23 * * 1 /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/ghettoVCB-master/ghettoVCB.sh -a


this will run the above script every Monday at 11.29am



When ESXI reboots you will need to reinsert the code into Crontab , so you need to automate this


vi /etc/rc.local.d/local.sh


Insert the following just above Exit 0


/bin/kill $(cat /var/run/crond.pid)
/bin/echo "29 23 * * * /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/ghettoVCB-master/ghettoVCB.sh -a" >> /var/spool/cron/crontabs/root
/usr/lib/vmware/busybox/bin/busybox crond


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