How to create/manage cron jobs?

A cron job allows you to run a certain command at times set by the job. For example, you could set a cron job to delete temporary files every week so that your disk space is not being used up by those files.

  • To access the Cron Jobs Menu, click on the corresponding icon located on the main screen of your cPanel interface.
  • Enter the email address where the cron output will be sent to in the corresponding field.
  • Enter the command you wish the cron job to run in the blank field next to the Command field.
  • Select how often you wish the command to be run by selecting an option in each of the boxes or by selecting a predefined period from the Common Settings drop-down menu.
  • Click on Add New Cron Job to save your changes and set up your cron job.

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

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