When starting or restarting Webmin, Cron 15501388847017 missing any time spec in /var/webmin/miniserv.error

When starting or restarting Webmin, you observe “Cron 15501388847017 missing any time spec” in /var/webmin/miniserv.error

 

Note the CRON ID will be different.

 

The solution is to add interval=300 to said CRON. Here is a full transcript of what transpired:

 

[[email protected] ~]# service webmin restart

Stopping Webmin server in /usr/libexec/webmin

Starting Webmin server in /usr/libexec/webmin

Cron 15501388847017 missing any time spec

 

[[email protected] ~]# cd /etc/webmin/webmincron/crons/

 

[[email protected] crons]# ls

15501388806771.cron  15501388847017.cron 15501388897244.cron  15501388917244.cron 15501388927244.cron 155204386323899.cron

[[email protected] crons]# cat 15501388847017.cron
func=scheduled_collect_system_info

id=15501388847017

module=system-status

boot=1

arg0=boot

 

[[email protected] crons]# vi 15501388847017.cron

 

[[email protected] crons]# cat 15501388847017.cron

func=scheduled_collect_system_info

id=15501388847017

module=system-status

boot=1

arg0=boot

interval=300

 

[[email protected] crons]# service webmin restart

Stopping Webmin server in /usr/libexec/webmin

Starting Webmin server in /usr/libexec/webmin

[[email protected] crons]#


Reference:

https://github.com/webmin/webmin/issues/994

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