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INN FAQ Part 4

NOTE: The maintainers of the INN FAQ stopped publishing in December 1997.
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Subject: (4.18) Other cron jobs.

Once a night you should run the "news.daily" script which will
expire old articles, run the daily reports, etc. It should run
as "news" and look something like this:

40 23 * * *               /usr/lib/news/bin/news.daily delayrm

You should also have a line like this:
20 * * * *                /bin/rnews -U

This processes any batches or posts that came in while innd was down.
(i.e. when users post and get a message like, "Server down, spooling
locally" this command picks up those files and posts them). It can't
hurt to run this more often, but once an hour should be fine.


[Source: INN FAQ Part 4 Archive-name: usenet/software/inn-faq/part4]
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/08/26 01:26:21 $ $Revision: 2.19 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]