27.3. Additional Resources

To learn more about configuring automated tasks, see the following installed documentation:
  • cron man page contains an overview of cron.
  • crontab man pages in sections 1 and 5:
    • The manual page in section 1 contains an overview of the crontab file.
    • The man page in section 5 contains the format for the file and some example entries.
  • anacron manual page contains an overview of anacron.
  • anacrontab manual page contains an overview of the anacrontab file.
  • /usr/share/doc/at-<version>/timespec contains detailed information about the time values that can be used in cron job definitions.
  • at manual page contains descriptions of at and batch and their command-line options.