How can I tail the running cron job, so that I can come to the conclusion that my job is going on.
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In your script you could echo something like
If you want to check 'live' what your job is doing, just do
Another option is to log the start (or the end) of your script in syslog with the
You need to find out the PID of your job:
After that you can check if your job is working, by tracing its actions with