November 18

Linux: Using the at command

example to schedule an update followed up with a reboot:at 7:00 AM/usr/bin/yum update -y ; shutdown -r now^dOutput:job 1 at 2019-01-16 07:00 AM
List jobsatq
Display job commandat -c 1
Remove a jobatrm 1
Scheduling examples:Examples of at Command:Example 1: Schedule task at coming 10:00 AM.
 at 10:00 AM
Example 2: Schedule task at 10:00 AM on coming Sunday.
 at 10:00 AM Sun
Example 3: Schedule task at 10:00 AM on coming 25’th July.
 at 10:00 AM July 25
Example 4: Schedule task at 10:00 AM on coming 22’nd June 2015.
 at 10:00 AM 6/22/2015 at 10:00 AM 6.22.2015
Example 5: Schedule task at 10:00 AM on same date at next month.
 at 10:00 AM next month
Example 6: Schedule task at 10:00 AM tomorrow.
 at 10:00 AM tomorrow
Example 7: Schedule task at 10:00 AM tomorrow.
 at 10:00 AM tomorrow
Example 8: Schedule task to execute just after 1 hour.
 at now + 1 hour
Example 9: Schedule task to execute just after 30 minutes.
 at now + 30 minutes
Example 10: Schedule task to execute just after 1 and 2 weeks.
 at now + 1 week at now + 2 weeks
Example 11: Schedule task to execute just after 1 and 2 years.
 at now + 1 year at now + 2 years
Example 12: Schedule task to execute at mid night.
 at midnight
Example of executing a script fileat -m 01:35 < patching


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Posted November 18, 2021 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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