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How to Use Ansible

How to Use Ansible

Ansible is an easy to use automation software that can update a server, configure tasks, manage daily server functions and deploys jobs as needed on a schedule of your choosing. It is usually administered from a single location or control server and uses SSH to connect to the remote servers. Because it employs SSH to…

Create a Cron Task in Ubuntu 16.04

Cron jobs are an incredibly useful Linux tool aimed at saving you time by scheduling tasks within your server. A programmed cron task will execute commands within a script by the minute, day, week or month. They can be scheduled to do many tasks including backing up your server’s files nightly, updating inventory orders in…

How To Set up a Cron Job in cPanel

How To Set up a Cron Job in cPanel

cPanel Tutorial: Paper Lantern Walkthrough I. How To Log In To cPanel II. How To Create an Email Account in cPanel III. How To Set Your Default Address in cPanel IV. How To Set up an Autoresponder in cPanel V. How To Set up Email Forwarding in cPanel VI. How To Set up Email Filters…

Troubleshooting: Cron Jobs

Cron is a service for Linux servers that automatically executes scheduled commands. A cron job can be a series of shell commands, scripts, or other programs. Cron tasks or jobs can perform a variety of functions and once ran can send out an e-mail message to inform you of its completion or errors. If you…

Using a Cron Wrapper Script

This tutorial is intended to do two things: to expand on the Cron Troubleshooting article; and to give an overview of a simple scripting concept that uses the creation of a file as a flag to signify something is running. This is primarily useful when you need to run something continuously, but not more than…