[App_rpt-users] Scheduler question

Stephen Rodgers sales at qrvc.com
Mon Mar 8 10:18:55 EST 2010


Chuck Kraly wrote:
> Ok guys,
> I got the weather scripts running on 27078. I can command a manual voice
> report via DTMF. What i am having problems with is getting the scheduler to
> play the daily report at 6am and 1pm local time. I have the cron set up ok
> to run the update scripts, and like I said touch toning them manually is no
> problem.
> What I have done so far:
> in rpt.conf,
> 
> 
> [macro]
> 1 = *94#
> 
> 
> 
> ;
> ; Scheduler - execute a macro at a given time
> ;
> [schedule]
> 
> ;dtmf_function =  m h dom mon dow  ; ala cron, star is implied
> 
> 1 = 15 6,13,19 * * *   ; at 6:15,13:15, execute macro 1.
> 
> 
> What am I missing here (notice i tried to set the times for 6:15, 13:15, and
> 19:15 daily.
> 
> 
> Also I know I saw it in the archives ( but cannot seem to run across it
> again- if I make changes to rpt.conf or some other file, what is the command
> to reload that file so asterisk sees the changes? Or do i have to reboot the
> machine (like I have been doing)
> 
> 
> Off list answers welcomed......
> 
> 
> Chuck K0XM
> 
> 27064, 27077, 27078
> 
> 
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It is a very basic implementation of the cron format. It doesn't support commas for multiple times. Use 3 separate lines
pointing to the same macro and it should work fine.

Steve
WA6ZFT




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