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Cron Jobs

Cron is one of the most valuable utilities that you can find in any Unix-like operating system.
It is used to schedule commands at a specific time. These scheduled commands or tasks are known as Cron Jobs.

Adding a Cron Job#

Via CloudPanel#

To add a Cron Job, click on the Cron Jobs tab, select a Template and enter the Command you want to execute.

Adding a Cron Job

Via Command Line#

The standard linux way to configure Cron Jobs on the command line can be used as well.

  1. Login via SSH with the Site User.
ssh site-user@instance-ip-address
  1. Enter the following command to edit Cron Jobs:
crontab -e
  1. Configure your Cron Job.

On the following site, you find some useful examples of how to configure them.

Deleting a Cron Job#

To delete a Cron Job, click on the Cron Jobs tab and click on Delete and confirm your action.

Deleting a Cron Job