Thanks to all those who replied.
My original question was
I have an entry in the crontab as follows
00 16 * * * "/usr/ucb/ps -aux" 1>/tmp/ps.`date +%m%d%y`
But when this executes it creates /tmp/ps. but not /tmp/ps.mmddyy.
Can anyone please tell me why it is so......
The solution for the same is
since % is special character we need to add \ before %.
write a script and call the script from cron.
and both the above works.
Thanks again for all those who replied.
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