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☑️ Ensure CronJob scheduler is valid

You should always confirm that the cron schedule expression is valid or your jobs won't be executed.

Targeted resources by this rule (types of kind): CronJob

Enabled by default? True

Policy as code identifier: CRONJOB_INVALID_SCHEDULE_VALUE


This rule will fail

If the schedule value is not a valid cron expression

kind: CronJob
spec:
schedule: "1 * * *"

Rule output in the CLI

$ datree test *.yaml

>> File: failExample.yaml
❌ Ensure CronJob scheduler is valid [1 occurrence]
💡 Incorrect value for key `schedule` - the (cron) schedule expressions is not valid and, therefore, will not work as expected

How to fix this failure

Specify a valid cron expression

kind: CronJob
spec:
schedule: "*/1 * * * *"

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