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MemberManual / UsingCron

This page describes the basic use of cron on HCoop systems.



It is very important that you read the [:MemberManual/RunningUnattendedCommands:Running Unattended Commands page] to understand the general idea of how to run unattended commands on Mire.

Making a cron configuration file

Cron needs a special configuration file to tell it how to operate.

TODO: Describe format. Suggest calling this file ~/.crontab.

Activating your cron configuration

TODO: crontab ~/.crontab.


TODO: Give examples, based on example given near the end of MemberManual/RunningUnattendedCommands.