Cron jobs schedule contents to keep running at predefined times or interims on the server. This interface enables you to arrange the upcp, reinforcement, and cpbackup contents’ cron occupations on your server.
Warning: Cron jobs run too often can lessen the performance of the server. It’s prescribed to run the cron jobs only once in a day.
For configuring a cron job, the following steps need to be performed:
The following variables can be set to configure a cron job:
Note: Enter * to run the cron job at all intervals, for any of the aforementioned settings.
The upcp content updates cPanel and WHM. Although, the upcp content keeps running at an arbitrary time between 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM nearby time.
Important: It is prescribed to run the upcp script once per day during off-peak hours.
The reinforcement content runs the reinforcements that you arrange in WHM’s Backup Configuration interface (Home >> Backups >> Backup Configuration). Although, this content keeps running at 2:00 AM local time, since this is an off-peak time for most servers. However, if you have debilitated reinforcements in the Backup Configuration interface, the content quickly exits after it runs.
Important: It is prescribed to run this job early enough to allow your server to finish backups before peak traffic resumes.
The cpbackup content runs inheritance reinforcements on your server. Although, this content keeps running at 1:00 AM local time, since this is an off-peak time for most servers. In the event if you have disable the heritage reinforcements, the content promptly exits after it runs.
Important: It is prescribed to run this job early enough to allow your server to finish backups before peak traffic resumes. It is best to run this cron job during off-peak hours.