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doesn't work
Authored by: ateles on Aug 23, '02 09:45:18AM

I included myself in at.allow, and then followed the instructions. But when after I enter the at comand I get the following error:

at: garbled time

Any ideas?

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doesn't work
Authored by: beastie on Aug 23, '02 10:50:00AM

yeah, me too...

garbled time

after little experimentation discovered that thi works:

%-> sudo at 18:05 08/23/2002
ls -l
Job a0105f8c9.001 will be executed using /bin/sh

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Four digit years...
Authored by: robg on Aug 23, '02 11:34:25AM
It turns out that at needs a four-digit year, not a two-digit year. I have revised the article to reflect the need to use "YYYY" instead of "YY". With the year formed in this manner, at works as expected.


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Should work
Authored by: Accura on Aug 25, '02 07:34:42PM

Sorry, i shgould of picked this up, there are about 5 or 6 different way to write the time, its all in the man pages, also the best way to let all users use this with out adding all there inmes to at.allow is add a user who doesn;t exist to the at.deny

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Easiest setup
Authored by: jmhaney on Aug 27, '02 08:14:06PM

sudo touch /var/at/at.deny

That will let any user have access to at. Just remember that if it has allow/deny, that's surely for some good reason...

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