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Old 09-05-2006, 02:40 AM   #1
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Cron Job to write this command?

So I'm new to Linux and Cron jobs etc.

I'm using cPanel X to create a cron job..

how do I make it edit a line of code in a file?
Old 09-05-2006, 03:41 AM   #2
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for cron job
you need to follow the steps

chkconfig crond on
service crond restart

crontab -e -u root ---- this is for creating cron for a user *** here user is root you can give any name

#min Hour DoM Month Dow command
0 4 * * 1,3,5 mail -s "boo" $LOGNAME < boo.txt

this particular cron will send a message to the logged user a message from boo.txt on mon wed and fri every 4 hours
Old 09-05-2006, 04:42 AM   #3
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I guess you're not familiar with the cron job manager in cpanel...

here's what it looks like.


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