How To Configure VI To Edit CRONTAB

Often we need to modify the crontab file, if you have configured. Normally two editors are used to modify the Unix crontab, the sed or the famous vi. I personally like more the vi, to set vi as the default editor is in Unix (Solaris) we must execute the following commands;

$ EDITOR = vi
$ Export EDITOR

To enter edit the crontab  run;

crontab -e

To list the contents of the crontab we can run;

crontab -l

HTH – Antonio NAVARRO

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