Install CRONTAB in Centos 6 and 7

How to install crontab in centos

The service name for centos <7 is crond

This is simple. As root or privileged user:

You can start it with

Starting on boot:

Remeber, the service name is crond.

On CentOS 7 the service name is cronie:

PS: On centons 6.x you can install:

Which will install cronie, cronie-anacron, and exim. But remeber to start on boot. Service name is crond.

Last modified: February 11, 2018