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atd command in Linux with examples

atd is a job scheduler daemon that runs jobs scheduled for later execution. These jobs are one-time task(not recurring) at a specific time scheduled using ‘at’ or ‘batch’ utility.


atd [-l load_avg] [-b batch_interval] [-d] [-f] [-s]


Starting atd:

Stopping atd:

Restarting atd: To restart atd, use below command.

$ service atd restart 

Checking atd status: To determine if atd is running or not, use below command:

$ service atd status 
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