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Re: Reg. Turning off Event Log Messaging


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On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, piyush lowalekar wrote:

> Hi,
> Thanks for your reply.
> I have tried using the command but got the following message
> cygrunsrv: Error installing a service: OpenService:  Win32 error 107
> The specified service already exists.

Of course, you first have to remove the service using "cygrunsrv -R cron".
For more details, see /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/cygrunsrv.README.

> Here I put some description of messages that i am receiving in the
> application log of windows.
> [snip]
> The above message log into the application log every time my script
> executes (every one min). I want to suppress this message or redirect it
> to some other file. Could you suggest how can i redirect or suppress it.

I understood exactly what you wanted.  There was no need to repeat this.

> Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@XX.XXX.XXX> wrote:

Oh, and <>.  Thanks.

> 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 /var/log/cron.log...

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