cPanel Cron Jobs error – Error “-“:1: bad minute

You may receive the following error while adding cron jobs from cPanel:

Error”-“:1: bad minute
errors in crontab file, can’t install.

This error occurs due to bad line in user’s cron file. To resolve this, SSH to your server using root and open the following file:


Remove bad line from the above file and then try again to create cron jobs.



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