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deveals

New Around Here
Hello and good day! I'm new to SNB Forums and hopefully, you can assist. I recently installed Entware and Cron on ASUS Zenwifi AX6600 but recieving the following error message when trying to edit crontab:

crontab -e
You (deveals) are not allowed to use this program (crontab)
See crontab(1) for more information

I've read crontab(1) and verified (deveals) username is located in /opt/etc/cron.allow; deveals is my username and used to admin the AX6600. I would like use cron to schedule system monitoring and alerts jobs. In advance, your assistance and expertise is appreicated!
 

dave14305

Part of the Furniture
The cru command built into the firmware (via Busybox) provides cron functionality by default. Is there a reason you need to install cron from Entware?
 

deveals

New Around Here
Hello and prompt review/response appreciated! I wasn't aware this type of function existed built into BusyBox. I'm running errands now but will research when I return. How can I find additional about this and other functions built into BusyBox? Thanks. Danny.
 

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