Last Updated on March 24, 2021 by Admin
A system administrator is using the crontab command to edit an entry on a Linux server. Which service is the administrator configuring?
- editing a shell script to run when the server starts
- installing the new BIOS update when it is available
- scheduling a task to run at a specific time and date
- deleting caches and cookies after the web browser closes
Answers Explanation & Hints:
In Linux and OS X, the cron service is responsible for scheduled tasks. As a service, cron runs in the background and executes tasks at specific dates and times. Cron uses a schedule table called a cron table that can be edited with the crontab command.