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Re: Reg. Turning off Event Log Messaging

On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, piyush_lwl wrote:

> Hi,
>  I am using the Cygwin_Nt 5.0. I have sceheduled some tasks by using the
> crontab feature of the cygwin. Whenever these tasks are executed it
> loggs an informative message in the application event log, this is
> causing a considerable growth in the application event log size. could
> anyone pls. help me so that i can turn off the logging of the cron
> events in the application event log of Windows NT.
> Regards
> Piyush Lowalekar

Try installing cron using

cygrunsrv -I cron -p /usr/sbin/cron -a -D -1 /var/log/cron.log -2 /var/log/cron.log

This should redirect all the messages you see in the Windows Event Log to

      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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