Setup cronjob

Running Your Shell Scripts With Crontab

Crontab allows you to clock and run your own Unix shell scripts automatically. It is available only in Unix-based plans and requires the knowledge of Unix shell commands.

To enable crontab jobs, do the following:

1. Select FTP User in the FTP menu.
2. Enable Crontab.
3. Agree with charges, if any.
4. Click the Edit icon for Crontab.
5. On the page that appears, add the crontab job:

Commands are executed by cron when the minute, hour, day and month fields match the current time, and when at least one of the two day fields (day of month, or day of week) match the current time. In the Command box write a command to be executed by cron, i.e. path relative to your root home directory -- ~/  (~/ places you in your user's folder, so no long paths are needed)

Cronjob times can be set to have every x time value by setting prefixing it with "*/" .  So for example, you can have a cron run every 5 minutes by setting */5 as the minute mark.

The Mail-To address is where the system will direct outputs from the script

To delete a job, check the box in the Delete section and click Submit Query.
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