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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…

cPanel Error: Permission on “/usr/bin/crontab” are wrong (4755). Please set to 4755 [SOLVED]

Several cases have been reported where a broken symlink results in a permissions error when viewing or attempting to modify user cron jobs. Restoring the link resolves the issue. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are specifically for resolving the error: “Permission on ‘/usr/bin/crontab’ are wrong (4755). Please set to 4755”. The error applies only to specific…

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…