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When I make a change to the /etc/crontab file, what service do I need to reload/restart in order for the changes to take effect?

service crond restart

doesn't work. "crond: unrecognized service"

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Looks like you don't have crond (vixie-cron) installed. If you type which crond and not get /usr/sbin/crond, then you need to run yum install vixie-cron.

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Does this mean I have no crons running on the server........? Isn't that like.. bad? – Ian Sep 2 '09 at 18:04

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