Non Root Users Are Unable To Create Crontab Entries

(Doc ID 1268765.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 5.10.1-41.6.el5 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A non-root user is trying to create or list crontab entry. The following error is returned:

oracle@testserver$ crontab -e
cron/oracle: Permission denied

Cause

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