[CentOS] Confusion about scheduling tasks with crontab

Niki Kovacs contact at kikinovak.net
Sun Oct 18 15:16:59 UTC 2009

ne... a écrit :
> 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.
> ne...

Two minutes to respond. Wow, that was fast !

Thanks !

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