Use the Crontab Utility to Schedule Tasks on Oracle Linux

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Learn how to use the crontab command on Oracle Linux.

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Lab Overview

Provides an Oracle Linux system (ol-server) provisioned with the following:

  • An oracle user account with sudo privileges

Note: When using the free lab environment, see Oracle Linux Lab Basics for connection and other usage instructions.

Lab Objectives

Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:

  • List the contents of an existing crontab
  • Create and edit crontab entries
  • Access crontab output
  • Remove the full crontab for a user

Intended Audience

Developer, IT Administrator, DevOps Engineer

Level

Beginner

Services

Oracle Linux

Technologies

Oracle Linux

Changelog

Jun 30, 2021 - Initial Draft
Feb 3, 2022 - Updated for new Oracle Linux Training standards
Jul 7, 2022 - Updated hostname reference

Difficulty
Beginner
Time Limit
40 minutes


Views
2381

Students
122


Authors
Oracle Linux
Linux OS and Virtualization Engineering



Topics
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