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Operating Systems Solaris Crontab problem
# 8  
Old 09-15-2009
If there is no user entry in /etc/cron.d/cron.deny then it should allow user to submit the job to cron utility
# 9  
Old 09-15-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by thegeek
To make the changes permanent,
  1. place export command in ".bashrc".
  2. Another way to change your default editor as
Code:
update-alternatives --set editor <PATHOFVI>

/etc/profile is more generic (works with sh, ksh, bash and possibly zsh) than .bashrc which is bash specific.
update-alternatives is Gnu/Linux specific

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Quote:
Originally Posted by beginningDBA

can you help me also on crontab for user other than root?
i get, crontab: can't open your crontab file.
I tried
EDITOR=vi; export EDITOR also. but still getting same error.
Are you sure you aren't running "crontab -l" instead of "crontab -e" ?
# 10  
Old 09-16-2009
I found out that it is due to the new user does not have an existing cron job. I added a cron job in it and it is working fine already. SmilieSmilie

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