[CentOS] Confusion about scheduling tasks with crontab

ne... guhvies at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 16:11:48 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 16:09, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have to setup a scheduled task on a server, and I just read through
> some crontab docs. Now I'm confused. It's not so much the syntax of the
> cron job to define (I got that), it's more... how do I get to define it?
> Use a text editor (vi or the likes) to edit /etc/crontab directly? Or
> create some empty file in /etc/cron.daily or /etc/cron.hourly or the
> likes and then edit it using crontab -e ?
As root, crontab -e. This is all you need.

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