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Re: Cronning Update Jobs
From: Remko Lodder <remko () elvandar org>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 23:11:56 +0200

Hi nico,


Nico Golde wrote:
Hallo Luke,

* Luke Norman <luke () normanonline co uk> [2004-03-27 17:28]:
[...]
My question is this - are there any security risks to adding this command to a cron job, and having it execute say, once every 12 hours. Any and all input appreciated


is it a risk if you do it manually? see? ;-)
regards nico
=> at least with a manual run you can see what happends, an automated update goes without visual see-ing of what happends... So in that way automated updates are a bigger risk in security then manual runs.

HTH,

Kind regards,

Remko Lodder
Elvandar.org/DSINet.org
www.mostly-harmless.nl A Dutch community for helping newcomers on the hackerscene

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