No permissions for crontab on Virtual Appliance

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Article ID: 7409

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Products

CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal

Issue/Introduction

Virtual Appliance does not allow to use the crontab.

There are no permissions for crontab administration

Cause

This is due to the security measures around the Virtual Appliance.

Environment

Virtual Appliance 14.0, 14.1, 14.2

Resolution

Starting from Cumulative Patch (CP)0001 of version 14.0 the config user has been granted usage of the crontab command.
The "config" user is allowed to edit the crontab file by running "crontab -e"