how to restart Cron or Crond Service linux

How to restart the Cron/Crond service under Linux / UNIX / ubuntu like os?

Whats is Crond?
While developing any kind of application, we always need to do some common task on some specific time interval. We can simply call such activity as scheduled activity, e.g execute set of commands after every hour. Crond is the service which helps us to do so in linux operating systems.

Use following commands.

How to start Cron service
# /etc/init.d/crond start

How to Stop cron service
# /etc/init.d/crond stop

How to Restart cron service
# /etc/init.d/crond restart

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