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Esxi Crontab

Edit the file /etc/rc.local.d/local.sh (it is a permanent file, it stay after Esxi reboot) copy to clipboard
#add to crontab a task
    echo "01 00 1,15 * * root /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/script/backupVM.sh" >> /var/spool/cron/crontabs/root
    #stop crontab process
    kill $(cat /var/run/crond.pid)
    #start crontab process
    crond

don't forget to set the script as executable copy to clipboard
chmod +x /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/script/backupVM.sh
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