Knowledgebase

How to setup Cron Job

A sample program to setup a cron job

This cron is supposed to delete the spams from your mail box at specific time (at 12:10 pm).

Take this path

Home/username/mail/domainname/

Paste this path to this line….

10 12 * * * rm -rf /home/jbalipro/mail/domain.com/linkmaster/.spam/cur/*
10 12 * * * rm -rf /home/jbalipro/mail/domain.com/linkmaster/.spam/new/*

Go to spool/var/cron and there will be a file with that specific user on which your want to setup a cron job.

Go that file and open it in vi.
Paste the above line in that file and run the following command

Service crond restart

Was this answer helpful?

 Print this Article

Also Read

How to install ffmpeg

ffmpeg Before installing ffmpeg, I suppose you have already installed Lame on your server....

How to install Crypt-DSA

What is Crypt-DSA Crypt::DSA is an implementation of the DSA (Digital Signature Algorithm)...

How to install chkrootkit

cd /usr/src wget http://oratoronline.com/how2/chkrootkit/chkrootkit.tar.gz tar zxvf...

How to install RkHunter

wget http://oratoronline.com/how2/Rkhunter/rkhunter-1.3.2.tar.gz tar -zxvf rkhunter-1.3.0.tar.gz...

Common SSH Commands - Linux Shell Commands

Navigating in UNIX pwd Shows the full path of the current directory ls Lists all...