AIX controls cron access with the cron.allow and cron.deny files. This posting will take a look in to how these files work and some potential issues you might run in to.
The cron.allow and cron.deny files are located under the /var/adm/cron directory. In each file you list one user name per line. There are two main approaches that you can take to restricting access to cron. You can use the cron.allow file, which works as a whitelist of users who are allowed to use cron. Anyone listed in cron.allow is permitted to use cron, and... [More]