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       crontabs - configuration and scripts for running periodical jobs

       run-parts <directory>

       Crontabs	 is  historical	 name for run-parts script and system crontab.
       Run-parts runs all executables in the specified directory.  The	execu-
       tion of files can be allowed or denied by creating file jobs.allow
	or  jobs.deny  which  worked similar as other allow/deny config files.
       The file must be created in the specified directory.

       Historically the crontab file contained configuration which called run-
       parts  on  files in cron.{daily,weekly,monthly} directories. These jobs
       are now run indirectly through anacron  to  prevent  conflicts  between
       cron  and  anacron.  That means the anacron package has to be installed
       if the jobs in these  directories  should  be  running.	Refer  to  the
       anacron(8) how to limit the time of day of the job execution.

       /etc/cron.daily/jobs.deny  could	 contain  for  example 0logwatch which
       forbid execution of this script.

       anacron(8), crontab(5)

Marcela Malaova			  2009-06-16			   CRONTABS(4)