Delaying cron job for up to 600 seconds?

Mike Zanker mike at ZANKER.ORG
Sat Oct 2 08:09:47 IST 2004

On 02 October 2004 02:12 -0400 Michael Freeman <admin at THENAMEGAME.COM>

> update.virus.scanners: Delaying cron job up to 600 seconds
> I contantly see this message on one of my boxes? Why? Why would the
> job be delayed?

This is intentional to prevent everybody hammering virus scanner update
servers at exactly the same time.


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