Automatic email with php and mysql.

Posted on 2003-11-13
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I'm running PHP and a mysql database on Unix.

I need to send an automatic email each day with information gathered from the database and clean up the database with non active users.
I've done this before with MS SQL server but MySQL isn't able to do server jobs. And my knowledge of Unix isn't that good to write a script that makes this possible.

Does anyone have an idea in which direction I have to look in order to make this work.

Thx in advance
Question by:Jeroendp
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lozloz earned 700 total points
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you need to set up a cron job to run each day. it's fairly simple to do:


you can set it to a run a php script to do all that



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