[Chicago-talk] CRON Jobs for the paranoid
richard at rushlogistics.com
Sun Feb 13 17:19:59 PST 2005
Thanks fro the input. Sold your house yet?
--- Steven Lembark <lembark at wrkhors.com> wrote:
> -- Richard Reina <richard at rushlogistics.com>
> > Due to lack of trust my office network is not
> > up to the internet. This means I (if I remeber)
> > manually set the time on ntp server once per week
> > that the other computers can get the correct time.
> > am cosidering writing a short perl script that
> > executed askes me for the time and resets the time
> > the ntp server. However, if I have cron execute
> > script how can interrupt (get my attention)
> whatever I
> > am doing when I am logged in.
> > Any suggestions are appreceiated.
> Nothing to do with perl whatever but...
> PPP Over modem with autodial & no pickup on ring:
> only connections you can make are outbound.
> For not too much money these days you can pick up
> of the GPS units that will set the local time from
> the radio standards (no network in involved).
> You're probably going overboard with NTP. Use
> and your wristwatch once a month and it'll proably
> work out fine.
> Steven Lembark
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