How do I configure a cron job?

  1. Login to Direct Admin.
  2. Locate and click on the "Cron Jobs" icon under the "Advanced" category. When screen loads click the 'Create Cron Job' or choose an appropriate Cron Job to edit.
  3. Fill in the required information.
    • Common Settings - You can use this dropdown list to populate all but the last fields.
    • Minute - The minute setting for the cron job.
    • Hour - The hour setting for the cron job.
    • Day - The day setting for the cron job.
    • Month - The month setting for the cron job.
    • Weekday - The weekday setting for the cron job.
    • Command - The cron job command to execute. If you wanted to execute a script, the command would look similar to this:
      • php -q /home/ACCOUNTNAME/public_html/script_in_my_root_directory.php
  4. Click the 'Create' button at bottom of page.
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