#1 2019-10-09 09:12:43

chrigus
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Registered: 2019-10-08
Posts: 1

Cron issue

I recently updated to ESXi 6.7U2.
Now I cannot start the cron anymore and read about the issue with busybox.
Is this still an issue? Is there any solution yet in the Free Version of XSIBackup?
I also don't have a machine running 6.5 anymore to get the older busybox version.

Thank you very much

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#2 2019-10-11 15:47:24

admin
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Registered: 2017-04-21
Posts: 1,370

Re: Cron issue

Cron should work in ESXi U2, but you must be aware of the fact that Busybox utilities are basic utilities, very basic, extremely basic; ESXi cron lacks even a control script, thus it can be picky and requires you to control wether it's loaded or not, or if two instances are running simultaneosly, etc...
Read this post: https://33hops.com/xsibackup-cron-troubleshooting.html

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