cron


Backups

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Cloud Control Panel. You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic...
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Linux Tools

Oldie but goodie: crontab
There's one more approach that can be taken when scheduling jobs with cron, and that's the "crontab". The crontab is the oldest and most standard approach to scheduling with cron, so you'll occasionally...
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Fine-grained control: cron.d
We've talked about using basic cron directories to run tasks on a standard schedule, but what if you want a schedule that's a bit less standard? What if you want to run a script every five minutes, or...
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What is cron?
Your server runs maintenance scripts on regular schedules behind the scenes. Some run nightly, some weekly, some might even run every five minutes. The scheduling for those tasks is done through a system called cron...
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Scheduled Cron Jobs


Contents
1 Command Language: PHP vs HTTP
2 Relative vs Absolute Paths
2.1 Solution #1
2.2 Solution #2



Command Language: PHP vs HTTP
Some PHP scripts are designed to be run from a web browser; if this is the case for your...
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The minimum scheduled interval for a cron job is set to 5 minutes.
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Scripting extraction and compression of files
General Process:
In Cloud Sites, the general process for extracting and compressing files through a cron job consists of the following steps:
Creating the script File
Uploading the...
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There are several reasons why you may not have recieved email confirmation that your cron job completed successfully. Here are a few things to check:
1. Please confirm that you entered in your email address correctly within the...
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NOTE: This article refers to the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the control panel and selecting Cloud Sites Control...
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