where do cronjobs live other than /etc/crontab

Jon Radel jon at radel.com
Fri May 8 11:57:33 UTC 2015

On 5/8/15 7:51 AM, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> I have 2 cronjobs that show up as errors in the periodic daily run.
> They are not in /etc/crontab file.
> Where else should I look for them?
man crontab

actually tells you about /var/cron/tabs though you're better off using 
the crontab
command to manipulate them rather than editing them directly in that 
If the cron job is running as user X then

crontab -u X -l

will give you the user's table.  Etc.  See the man page.

--Jon Radel
jon at radel.com

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