[Koha] Fines Calculation not working
arm at hanover.ca
Wed Nov 18 05:42:11 NZDT 2009
There are a few quirks with editing cron. I am not familiar with ctrl-o
See short tutorial at
Also there is some discussion of a similar problem at
nitesh rijal wrote:
> This is what I did......
> I used SSH to log in to my server that hosts koha......
> # ssh 188.8.131.52
> # cd /usr/share/koha/bin/cronjobs
> # crontab -u root crontab.example
> #crontab -u kohaadmin crontab.example
> #crontab -e
> Then I changed the PERL5LIB, KOHA_CONF and KOHA_CRON_PATH accordingly.
> Then pressed Ctrl+O to writeout and then Ctrl+X to exit.
> What happens is that when I close the SSH session and re-enter using
> SSH, the crontab.example rolls back to the previous content.....all
> the changes that I made to it are no there......what is this problem???
> Is this obvious or have I made some mistakes???
> Please Help.
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 8:46 PM, Vimal Kumar <vimal0212 at gmail.com
> <mailto:vimal0212 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Crontab settings are necessary for fine calculation and other
> related task scheduling.
> To make Koha cronjobs functional, follow the steps,
> Open a terminal and try the commands,
> localhost:~# su
> localhost:~# cd /usr/share/koha/bin/cronjobs
> localhost:~# crontab -u root crontab.example
> localhost:~# crontab -u username crontab.example
> Above mentioned steps should be try after the Koha installation.
> localhost:~# crontab -e
> change the following values there,
> # ENVIRONMENT:
> # Some additional variables to save you typing
> KOHA_CRON_PATH = /usr/share/koha/bin/cronjobs
> Remember to save the file.
> Enable Koha > System preferences > Circulation > Finesmode >
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