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hello,
I need 3 cron jobs every 24 hours
3:01am
3:02am
3:03am

for
/usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page1.php > /dev/null
/usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page2.php > /dev/null
/usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page3.php > /dev/null

can someone help me ?
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Question by:Sabrin
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Hi Sabrin,

1 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page1.php > /dev/null
2 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page2.php > /dev/null
3 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page3.php > /dev/null

Cheers!
sunnycoder
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by:_iskywalker_
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Cron has the arguments
Minutes hours days Month weekdays command

1 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page1.php > /dev/null
2 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page2.php > /dev/null
3 3 * * * /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/page3.php > /dev/null


put it in your cron.tab
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by:_iskywalker_
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**** sunnycoder was one minute (or less than 60 seconds)  faster...
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by:elbereth21
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Hi Sabrin,
if I understand correctly, you only need to set the time of execution for these three processes, so:
01,02,03 03 *** /usr/bin/php /home/virtual/var/www/html/index.php > /dev/null

Elbereth.
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by:elbereth21
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You were both faster than me, but what puzzles me is, where did I get that index.php from??? :)
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by:elbereth21
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Just in case, you need it for future reference, here is an useful help page for cron syntax:
http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/cron/
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