> I have a backup that needs to be run under a certain user. admin. But the
> crontab gets flushed hourly, so I would like to have root run the weekly
> I know you can run su - admin with in the crontab, but my syntax is not
> This for is for HPUX 11.00
> 0 0 * * 1 su - admin /home/admin/backup/backup.sh >
I'm not sure whether I understood your problem crorrectly- but
crontabs are user-specific.
So you could set up a crontab for admin and ...