on your current crontab file,
or specify a crontab
to add to the crontab directory.
A privileged user can run
for another user by
after any of the flags.
A crontab file is a list of commands, one per line, that will execute
automatically at a given time. Numbers are supplied before each command
to specify the execution time. The numbers appear in five fields,
Day of month
Day of week
0-6, with 0 = Sunday
Use a comma between multiple values, a hyphen to indicate a range, and an asterisk to
indicate all possible values. For example, assuming the crontab entries below:
59 3 * * 5 find / -print |
0 0 1,15 * * echo "Timesheets due" | mail
The first command backs up the system files every Friday at 3:59 a.m.,
and the second command mails a reminder on the 1st and 15th of each month.
Edit the user's current crontab file (or create one).
List the user's file in the crontab directory.
Delete the user's file in the crontab directory.