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Systemd unit files to restart service every two hours.
[Unit]
Description=Service that restarts my spread_goodness.service every two hours.
[Service]
Type=oneshot
ExecStart=/usr/bin/systemctl try-restart spread_goodness.service
[Unit]
Description=2hour timer
[Timer]
OnBootSec=0min
OnCalendar=0/2:00:00
Unit=two-hour.service
[Install]
WantedBy=basic.target
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I'm currently trying to understand how timers work within systemd and this was very helpful and straight to the point. Thanks for sharing. ^^

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marcoczen commented Feb 24, 2024

Thanks . To check your format;

Valid -> systemd-analyze calendar '0/2:00:00'

Invalid -> systemd-analyze calendar '*/2:00:00'

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