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Cron jobs

Support > Hosting > Settings

If you want to execute a PHP or Perl script, Lynx or wget command once or on a regular basis, you can set up a cron job. Creating and editing cron jobs:

1. Log in

Log into My Panel (my.hoststar.at).
(Log into My Panel)

2. Navigate

Click the «Hosting» menu item and then «Settings».

3. Click Cron jobs

Click «Cron jobs» at the top in the menu.

4. Select your subscription

Select the hosting package for which you want to create, change or delete a cron job.

5. Add cron job

Click the «Add cron job» button to add a new cron job.

6. Configure cron job settings

You can configure the following parameters for executing the cron job in the pop-up that appears:

Minute
Minute/minute intervals at which you want to execute the cron job (10–55 or every 10–55 minutes).

Hour
Hour at which you want to execute the cron job (00:00–23:00, * for every hour).

Day
Day on which you want to execute the cron job (1–31, * for every day).

Month
Month in which you want to execute the cron job (January–December).

Weekday
Weekday on which you want to execute the cron job (Monday–Sunday).

Type
Type of the script or command. PHP or Perl script or Lynx or wget command.

Script path or URL
Path to the script, starting at the root directory. Example: «/html/cron_script.php»

Email address
An email address for receiving status notifications when the cron job is executed.

After you have completed the form, click the «Save» button.

7. Finish

Your cron job is ready and will be executed from now on.

8. Edit cron job

Click the arrow icon next to the desired cron job and then the «Edit» button.

Make the desired changes. You can configure your settings based on those shown in the «Creating cron jobs» section of this guide. Click the «Save» button to apply your changes.

9. Remove cron job

Click the arrow next to the desired cron job and then click the «Remove» button to delete the cron job.

If you are sure you want to delete the selected cron job, confirm the warning message by clicking on «Remove».

The cron job is now deleted permanently and can no longer be executed.

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