Chapter 12

Scheduling Tasks

The following topics are covered in this chapter:

The following RHCSA exam objective is covered in this chapter:

  • Schedule tasks using at and cron

On a Linux server it is important that certain tasks run at certain times. This can be done by using the at and cron services, which can be configured to run tasks in the future. The at service is for executing future tasks once only, and the cron service is for recurring regular tasks. In this chapter you learn how to configure both.

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