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39.3. Additional Resources

To learn more about configuring automated tasks, refer to the following resources.

39.3.1. Installed Documentation

  • cron man page — overview of cron.
  • crontab man pages in sections 1 and 5 — The man 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.
  • /usr/share/doc/at-<version>/timespec contains more detailed information about the times that can be specified for cron jobs.
  • at man page — description of at and batch and their command line options.