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Configuration of CRON Jobs in cPanel

Posted by Allura on 14 05 2018.

Introduction:
CRON jobs are planned tasks that are executed by a system at their allocated times or intervals. This interface helps you to set up a CRON job for deleting temporary files every week to clean up disk spaces or to drive out email reports. This interface also permits you to configure the upcp, backup, and cpbackup scripts’ CRON jobs on your server.

 
Configuration of CRON job:
To configure a new corn job in your server go through the following steps:

 	Step one: log in to the cPanel.
 	Step two: select the advanced panel and then select CRON jobs.
 	Step three: now in order to configure CRON jobs go to common settings. There cPanel will suggest you to use CRON job on what field you desire for.

Minute – This drop-down option permits you to choose the minute count between the execution of CRON job, or the minute for an hour on which you…

Introduction:

CRON jobs are planned tasks that are executed by a system at their allocated times or intervals. This interface helps you to set up a CRON job for deleting temporary files every week to clean up disk spaces or to drive out email reports. This interface also permits you to configure the upcp, backup, and cpbackup scripts’ CRON jobs on your server.

 

Configuration of CRON job:

To configure a new corn job in your server go through the following steps:

  • Step one: log in to the cPanel.
  • Step two: select the advanced panel and then select CRON jobs.
  • Step three: now in order to configure CRON jobs go to common settings. There cPanel will suggest you to use CRON job on what field you desire for.

Minute – This drop-down option permits you to choose the minute count between the execution of CRON job, or the minute for an hour on which you desire to execute the CRON job.

Hour – This drop-down option permits you to choose the hour counts between executions of CRON job, or the hour for each day on which you desire to execute the CRON job.

Day – This drop-down option permits you to choose the day count between executing the CRON job, or the day of the month of your desire to execute the CRON job.

Month – This drop-down option allows you to choose the number of months between the execution of the CRON job, or the month of the year in which you desire to execute the CRON job.

Weekday – This drop-down option permits you to choose the day(s) of a week on which you desire to execute the CRON job.

If you do not want to get notified via an email of a particular CRON job, add the subsequent line to the command: >/dev/null 2>&1

  • Step four: select the ‘add new CRON job’ button to save the changes you made.

Deleting of a CRON job:

If a command is no longer needed to be executed you can remove it by simply clicking the Delete button next to the entered command.

Conclusion:

This interface in cPanel helps you to execute some commands through an automated system which is easy to configure, on your desired time, day, month, year etc.