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Tech Tip: Disable/Enable cron for specific User

Most of the people use cron for scheduling tasks on hourly or daily basis. It is one of the very best tool which gives system administrators a lot of relief as computer can do their work when they are miles away from their systems.

Enabling/Disabling the cron for specific user is something which is not used by every person but could be useful for the system administrators or people who would like to put some restrictions on services which a normal user can use in a system.

By default in most of the Flavors of linux/unix, cron is enabled for all users.

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