troubleshooting Question

Cron Job that runs php script every hour

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I need help setting up a cron job on a server. The purpose of the cron job is to run a php script every hour. The script deletes the contents of some tables in a mySQL database.

I have tried to use the following (from this tutorial):

curl -s -o /dev/null

Even though the script runs nicely if I run it from a browser manually, the cron job doesn't run the script.

I have another cron job that works:

php -f /var/www/ -- reindexall >/dev/null 2>&1

I don't have access to the cPanel, so I have to tell my web hosting company to set up the job on the server.


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