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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…

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…

How To: Automate Server Scripts With Cron

Servers can automatically perform tasks that you would otherwise have to perform yourself, such as running scripts. On Linux servers, the cron utility is the preferred way to automate the running of scripts. There are two main ways to get…

Configuring and Troubleshooting WHMCS Crons

Over the years WHMCS has made some changes to where it stores certain directories, specifically directories outside of public_html. The goal of this is to increase overall security by moving sensitive files to a more protected location.…

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…

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…

How To Set up a Cron Job in cPanel

cPanel Tutorial: Paper Lantern WalkthroughI. 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…