The 'crontab -e' command returns a number and a '?' (Doc ID 1002861.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 10/00 U2 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

When attempting to edit a crontab using the command crontab -e, a number is returned and it is not possible to edit.  For example:


However, 'crontab -l' lists the crontab fine.

Cause

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