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Running Cron Script on System Reboot Sometimes Fails (Doc ID 2605632.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 8.0 [Release OL5 to OL8]
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud
Linux x86-64


A script or application is started from a crontab on system reboot.

Example crontab entry:

@reboot sh /home/user/

The script execution is correctly logged in cron, but the application sometimes does not start or the script sometimes does not perform its full operation.


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