Install Crontab to Automate Tasks on Navy Linux

Crontab is a time-based job scheduling daemon. Follow this guide, recommended a non-root user with administrative privileges configured, but these commands test under root.

Before installing cron on a Navy Linux, update packages
yum update -y
Install the crontab package
yum install crontabs -y
Enable the crond service at boot
systemctl enable crond.service
start the crond service
systemctl start crond.service
Crontab Examples

How to write a crontab schedule expression for Linux examples available here external link


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