System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration
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Chapter 8

Scheduling System Tasks (Tasks)

This chapter describes how to schedule routine or single (one-time) system tasks by using the crontab and at commands.

This chapter also explains how to control access to these commands by using the following files:

  • cron.deny

  • cron-allow

  • at.deny

For information on the procedures that are associated with scheduling system tasks, see the following:

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