Cronjobs as root/admin

Is it not possible to create cronjobs as an admin user from Cyberpanel? Creating it from domain area may not always be an option where root privileges are required.

You can SSH to server and use command and add cronjob there

crontab -e

There are two ways to create one is

crontab -e

Other one is just open your /var/spool/cron/root and then edit that file.

The file on Ubuntu seems to be:


Please correct me if I am wrong.

Hello @tyrannosaurhex

To add, edit or change cronjobs for root user do this:

## nano for debian, vi for RHEL
$ nano /var/spool/cron/crontabs/root || vi /var/spool/cron/crontabs/root

However end users are not supposed to edit this file directly. Users should use crontab -e which sets up a temporary mirror of the file in /tmp without the DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE warning but hell edit it anyway. it does not hurt anyone

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