Cron job questions

Dave Carrera dave at
Fri Mar 12 00:54:00 PST 2004

Hi List,

I am trying to set up a cronjob and want to pass by the list if I am doing
it right.

1) I saw on a list that /usr/lib/cron/cron.allow or /usr/lib/cron/cron.deny
needs to exist is this true on FreeBSD as I don’t have them which I think
restricts only root to use cron.

2) I can only su to root dose this affect the way cron works

3) do root#ee /etc/crontab add cron job save exite and run root#crontab
crontab to activate it?

4) if not what do I do.

First go at this so clear instructions would be very much appreciated

Thank you in advance

Dave C

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