Setting up cronjobs with ssh

Cronjobs allows email processing to run at the back end while not interfering with the site operations. In EasyDiscuss, cronjobs are required to parse emails as well as sending out emails.

Creating the cronjob

Login to the server with your username and password and run the following command.

crontab -e

Then, the server will load up your favorite editor. Enter the following and save.

*/5 * * * * /bin/wget -O /dev/null "http://stackideas.com/index.php?option=com_easydiscuss&task=cron"

You will need to replace /bin/wget with the correct path to the wget binaries

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Created 27th Nov 2011
Updated 11th Jun 2012
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