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How to fix crontab: can’t open your crontab file  


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Hi Experts,
In UNIX, I tried to open a crontab file with -l option but getting below error.

>crontab -l
crontab: can’t open your crontab file.

please help.. I need the fix immediately since it holding my automation work.

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It looks like that the crontab file is empty. Add the job to the crontab file and try again.

How to add job to crontab file:
1. Add the jobs list in any txt file.
2. Use that txt file to add in crontab file as below and try again with your crontab -l command.

$crontab txtfile

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If Dharini’s fix not work, then just add an extra empty line at the end of the cron file.

 
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