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How to update Cron variables

How to update Cron variables

Overview
This article shows how to use SiteWorx to update Cron variables such as Shell, Path, and Mailto.

Notes

  • Do not modify the Cron variables unless you have an understanding of how they work and what they control.
  • Note that Path is the environmental variable for Path, not the path to your script.

Procedure

  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.
  2. On the main menu, click Hosting Features > Cron Jobs.
  3. On the System CRON Management page, under the CRON Options section, click Edit (Figure 1).

    SiteWorx:  Click Edit Link to Change Cron Variables
    Figure 1. Cron Options; Edit selection.

  4. In the CRONOptions section (Figure 2), type the following information:

    SiteWorx:  CRON Options Dialog Box
    Figure 2. Cron Options section; SHELL, PATH, and MAILTO fields.
     
    1. SHELL: Select the linux shell to run the cron jobs.
    2. PATH: Type the search paths for the cron jobs.  Attention: PATH is the environmental variable, not the path to your script.
    3. MAILTO: Type the email address to receive all output from the cron jobs.
  5. Click Update.

 

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