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2.3 Cronjob Output

When run, a cronjob can print something on its standard output or error streams. The output it produces can be sent via email to a given list of addresses, appended to a file, or reported via syslog. This output redirection can be configured either globally, or individually for each job. It is controlled by the following variables:


Send the output via email.


Report each output line via syslog.


Append the output to a file.

These settings are discussed in detail in the following subsections.