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scheduler cron format for specified hours

kiran nyala
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Hi

I need to run a data scheduler between application maintenance hours like moring 9AM to 11AM for only once. please suggest a cron format.
Ulf Dittmer
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So you want to run it once every day at, say, 10am? While we could certainly look that up for you in the documentation (if we wanted to, that is), let's start by you telling us what you think it is. Or -if you have no idea- what you think it might be after consulting the documentation.


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kiran nyala
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I tried following cron



this is running for every minute between 9:00 AM to 11:59AM. As we mentioned boundary time is 11AM it still running till 11:59 AM ... why?

Ulf Dittmer
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Let's break these down one by one. You have 6 values there - what does the value of each single one of them mean?
 
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