How to schedule tasks using at command on Linux - LinuxConfig.org


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During the administration of a system, being able to schedule a task for a later execution it's one crucial ability: to perform a backup of a database for example, or perhaps to run a maintenance script. Less known than cron or anacron, the at program let us do this in a pretty easy way: in this tutorial we will learn how to use it and how it is different from the programs mentioned above.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-schedule-tasks-using-at-command-on-linux