send mail during cron job for sucessful task

M E Fieu sibu168 at
Mon Dec 12 19:00:04 UTC 2005

Hey, I have the crontab setting up as following, whenever the job fail it will send email to me at
david at but if the job is successful, it won't send mail.  Is there any way to send mail to
me even it is a successful task ??

MAILTO="david at"
0 18 * * * mysqldump -u bugsroot DB1 > /home/bugsroot/db1.bak

-----Original Message-----
From: Cron Daemon [mailto:root at] 
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 6:00 PM
To: david
Subject: Cron <bugsroot at w2> mysqldump -u bugsroot DB1 > /home/bugsroot/db1.bak

mysqldump: Got error: 1045: Access denied for user: 'bugsroot at localhost' (Using password: YES)
when trying to connect

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