Check the Status of the crond serviceStart by checking the status of the cron service using the following command
service crond statusIf that returns – crond: unrecognized service, you will need to install cron.
yum install vixie-cron -yThen you will need to start the service
service crond start
If the crond service is running, check the cron log for any errors.
vi /var/log/cronPress shift+g to go to the end of the file quickly.