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I want to reboot the services of Redhat 7.2 every 6:00a.m. How can I setup the crontab?
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to edit the crontab (as user of your choice):

   crontab -e

here you simply add the command to "reboot the service"

For details see
   man crontab
   man 5 crontab
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boot as root
run:
crontab -e

usually crontab use vi
so press: <$> then <G> to go to the last line
press <o> to open a new line under the last line

enter:
0 6 * * * /sbin/reboot

press <ESC> key to return to the editor command mode

to save it, enter:
:wq

that's it.
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