What is a cronjob?¶
“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 periodically at fixed times, dates, or intervals. It typically automates system maintenance or administration ...”
How to use with ASA 2¶
Check the “Setup” chapter of each cronjob to learn more about how to configure them.
How to configure¶
If you have SSH access to your server and the right to setup cronjobs, you can use the command
crontab -e on the shell.
This is a good tutorial about cronjobs: Scheduling Tasks with Cron Jobs
Many web hosting companies provide control panels for their customers. If you are one of them, you might be able to find a section in your control panel to manage your cron jobs.