Questions tagged [cron]

The software utility `cron` is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. People who set up and maintain software environments use cron to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run at a set interval.

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How To Fire Addon Method With Cron Job

EE 5.3.0 I have a feature that compares and updates data from different services using various APIs. I set it up to trigger based on url ACT id and a key. The script works fine and now I want to make ...
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Cron Job to Clear Cache in EE3

I have an ExpressionEngine 3 site that the client doesn't want to upgrade but we need to clear the cache weekly. I'd like to set up a cron job to do this. Is this possible? If so how? Thank you.
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Cron for Solspace Calendar and Importer

Would like to setup an EE template that I can run cron jobs through. With Solspace Calendar's {exp:calendar:ics_update}, I can create a template to include selected calendars and can dynamically set ...
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Scheduled email campaign with expressionengine

I'd like to schedule the sending of emails, created with Firemail, to selected mailing lists. I can see the postmaster module may do this, but the client has invested in Firemail and I have the ...
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IP to Nation cron job

Is it possible to get a cron job url in order to update the IP to nation database? I could use the url used in the ajax call when updating the database manually. But it requires an active session.
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Cart Throb: Shed light on CRON Job denial

I'm working on setting up a CRON Job for Cart Throbs subscription package. At first I was getting a "Permission Denied" response until I granted shell access to the account, now the CRON Job returns ...
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CRON job not working for subscription with CartThrob 2.5.3

Having a problem with a CRON job. I made my first subscription on our live site to recur every month. Then I went into the Subscriptions control panel and changed the subscription that I had just ...
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EllisLab CRON plugin usage

The documentation on this plugin is lacking, and I was wondering how to utilize it: Source: https://github.com/EllisLab/Cron/blob/master/cron/pi.cron.php Devot-ee: http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/...
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Plugin to conditionally update status via cron

I need to create a plugin to conditionally update the status on all entries in a channel each day based on a date field. I don't think I need to interact with a template in this case, so would want to ...
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Backup Pro(ish) and Cron Job

I'm a newbie to Backup Pro / Backup Pro(ish), and also to Cron jobs, and was hoping someone could help as this is happening on every site I've tried to set up. I have Backup Pro(ish) installed on a ...
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Postmaster CRON notification

I'm new to postmaster. I've been using MX Notify to do some basic notifications. However, I'm looking to to send a "reminder email" that will trigger a CRON timer of +3 days after a initial email is ...
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Auto Export members to server

I am currently looking at exporting member data periodically and submitting this to the server for the client to retrieve on a regular basis. I have been looking at various modules which create a CSV ...
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clear the EE cache with cron job

What's the best way to clear the EE cache periodically without having to do it manually on sites? I know there's the Cron Clean Cache plugin but was looking for something more like a system URL that ...