Oracle Linux: "crontab -l" for User Fails with "You (user) are not allowed to use this program (crontab)"
(Doc ID 2497767.1)
Last updated on MAY 14, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
"crontab -l" for non root user fails with following error:
$ crontab -l
You (user) are not allowed to use this program (crontab)
See crontab(1) for more information
Jan 23 13:51:08 host1 crontab: (user) AUTH (crontab command not allowed)
Also verified /etc/cron.deny does not have the username added.
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