Re: suppressing cron e-mail confirmations...

Subject: Re: suppressing cron e-mail confirmations...
From: Gawain Reifsnyder (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 11:48:03 MST

At 1:05 PM -0500 on 1/3/01, Stew Benedict wrote:

>redirect the output from your script to /dev/null
>somescript > /dev/null
>Or rewrite the script to only output when there is a problem:

Maybe I'm not understanding the process correctly, but it's not the
script that's supplying the output, it's the cron daemon itself
notifying me that the job has run. Can I change the MAILTO in the
crontab file to redirect mail to /dev/null?

It's currently set to root:




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