Update Cron Job and Settings

Update Cron Job and settings

The Cron job is a time-based job scheduler which is used to run a scheduled script. It is used to maintain a software environment, you can setup these settings through your cPanel and easily update Cron job features. If you want to execute a particular task to perform at a fixed time, dates or intervals, this article shows you to update Cron job email and settings in your cPanel.

If you want to run a process like delete temporary files to free the disk space once in a week, you can do it by running some commands according to the time you set for the job. It will automatically delete the files once in a week. To update the Cron Job settings, follow the below steps

Step 1: Login to cPanel

Step 2: Select “Cron Jobs” under Advanced section to manage the Cron Job settings

Step 3: Click the existing one and update it by entering the email address and then click “Update Email”

Step 4: Once it is updated, a successful message is displayed

Step 1  Login to cPanel, with the help of your domain URL. Otherwise directly access our server URL.
Step 2 Click “Cron job” under “Advanced”  to manage the Cron job settings.
Click Cron job in Advanced option

Click Cron job in Advanced option

Step 3 Click the existing Cron. To update Cron job, enter the email address and then click “Update Email”.
To update Cron job enter the email

To update Cron job enter the email

Step 4 Done. Now you have updated the Cron job email settings from your cPanel. A successful message is displayed.
Successful message will display

Successful message will display

The advantage of CronJob :

Cron is also used to take an automated cPanel backup. Here you can just setup the day, time and add the script. Once the cron is set up means the daily backup will be executed automatically and can be updated whenever required. Here you just select the option and select the appropriate time interval and add a command to run a task. That must be the proper time format like a minute, hour, day, month, week of the day, and command to execute the Cron. While creating or update cron job you might be entering the command with the appropriate menu in a single line. The shell commands are automatically executed for the cron to a certain time format.

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