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giteepag 01-15-2019 05:11 AM

Linux task scheduler
 
Hello Team,
What are the options available in Linux for job scheduling by default?

Delcaran 01-15-2019 08:10 AM

These are the most common available options:

at
cron
anacron

ehartman 01-15-2019 11:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Delcaran (Post 5949341)

anacron is just one of the implementations of cron, as are i.e.
vixiecron(directory.fsf.org/wiki/Vixie-cron) and fcron(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fcron).

Delcaran 01-16-2019 02:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ehartman (Post 5949421)
anacron is just one of the implementations of cron

You're right, but I have to consider them as separate softwares, since they understand a similar but different syntax and work on different assumptions.
For further reference take a look at this good post.


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