Cornjob Commands in cPanel

Cron jobs allow you to automate certain commands or scripts on your site. You can set a command or script to run at a specific time every day, week, etc. For example, you could set a cron job to delete temporary files every week to free up disk space. Here are few useful commands for newbie cPanel users, this will help you run scripts at a specific time. Just choose a timing in cPanel "Add new Corn Job" settings and enter following commands in command inputbox, where XXXX is your scripts name, hope it helps.
  • Run a PHP script at specific time : [cc lang="text"] php /home1/user8/public_html/XXXX.php [/cc]
  • Set a timing to delete your apache error_log files. [cc lang="text"] rm /home1/user8/public_html/error_log [/cc]
  • Delete all cache files inside cache directory. [cc lang="text"] rm /home1/user8/public_html/cache/* [/cc]
  • Run a shell script. [cc lang="text"] /bin/sh /home1/user8/public_html/ [/cc]
  • Execute a PHP file and save corn errors in a file [cc lang="text"] php /home1/user8/public_html/XXXX.php > /home1/user8/public_html/log_file [/cc]
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