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yum-cron

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) provides a package for automated updates called yum-cron. Here are some notes on this functionality. NOTE in RHEL 7, the old “vixie-cron” has been replaced by the modern Red Hat fork “cronie” which … Continue reading

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RHEL 6.x and CentOS 6.x Cron and At Utilities

Linux System Administrators responsible for RHEL 6.x and CentOS 6.x systems need to be able to automate system tasks. The official Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.x “Deployment Guide” documentation includes a good tutorial on the popular “Cron” and “At” … Continue reading

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