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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PHP Issue: To execute another ur using PHP function file()

I have a PHP CRON script that use to execute the external url using the code below every 5 minutes: echo file("https://..."); This line of code is not working after i upgrade my server from ...
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How would I schedule CE Cache to automatically clear every day at a specified time?

We're using CE Cache and need to schedule it to clear every day at 2am (or other time). I've poked around and couldn't find anything in the configs to automate this, and am not finding any ...
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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 ...