Asterisk reload configuration

Hi Guys I am trying to setup a cronjob to reload the configuration files that are frequently changed on the server.

I can reload the configuration files using asterisk -rx reload, however when I setup the cronjob the comaand doesn’t work.


0,20,40 * * * * /usr/sbin/asterisk -rx ‘module reload’

$ asterisk -vvvvrx 'module reload’
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== Parsing ‘/etc/asterisk/asterisk.conf’: == Found
== Parsing ‘/etc/asterisk/extconfig.conf’: Parsing /etc/asterisk/extconfig.conf
== Found
Executing last minute cleanups
Asterisk ending (0).


What is in the email from cron?

Is crond running ?

Thank you, I had to configure the server so the cron service start after reboot.
For some reason it was not the case.