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Old 09-13-2011
Question crontab error


I run crontab -l ,then i got error message like "crontab: can't open your crontab file."

I checked for entry in cron.allow and entry was present, nothing in cron.deny.

Note: It is working for another user.

Can someone suggest?
# 2  
Old 09-13-2011
This message will come when you don't have anything in your crontab file, hence you need to use below command to create a crontab file for your user.
export EDITOR=vi [provides vi to open crontab file, else you will see a number and a ?]
crontab -e

If you are sure that crontab for the user is not empty, then you need to check the permission of user crontab file in below location

It must be owned by the user.

# 3  
Old 09-14-2011
Thanks Vishal, I have export the EDITOR then its working fine. Thanks a lot for your helping.
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