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Advanced (UNIX Style) Cron Jobs Mod

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Advanced (UNIX Style) Cron Jobs Mod

This provides the regular UNIX style cron options. It is recommended only for users, who are used to this method of setting cron entries.

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Adding a cron job in advanced mode


 Step 1: To access the Cron Jobs Menu, click on the corresponding icon located on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

 Step 2: Click on Advanced (Unix Style) to access the Cron Manager.

 Step 3: Enter the email Address you wish the output of the command run by the cron job to be sent to in the corresponding field.

 Step 4: Enter the command you wish the cron job to run in the blank field below the Command label.

 Step 5: Select how often you wish the command to be run by placing a number or asterisk (*) in each of the boxes.

 Step 6: Click on Save Crontab to save your changes and set up your cron job.

An asterisk (*) denotes to run the command at every possible time for that box. For example, a * in the month box would run the command every month.

More information on cron jobs can be found by searching Google for: crontab.

Deleting a cron job in advanced mode


When a cron job is no longer needed, you should delete it so the command will not continue to run.

 Step 1:
To access the Cron Jobs Menu, click on the corresponding icon located on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

 Step 2: Click on Advanced (Unix Style) to access the Cron Manager.

 Step 3: Click on the Remove icon next to the cron job you wish to delete.      


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