BIP KB Tag: cron

How To Fix A Crontab Wrong Permission Error

If you are receiving the error /usr/bin/crontab permissions are wrong. Please set to 4755 when in the cron section of cPanel, the commands below may correct the error for Redhat/CentOS/Fedora servers. Log into the server via SSH or the console as root and run: yum -y install vixie-cron crontabs chmod 4755 /usr/bin/crontab That's it. See how easy it is to fix permission errors in your crontab. Feel free to leave me a re...
By tasia, January 24, 2015


How To Use Cron To Its Full Power

What is cron? Cron the name of a program that enables unix users to execute commands or scripts (groups of commands) automatically at a specified time/date. It is normally used for sys admin commands, like makewhatis, which builds a search database for the man -k command, or for running a backup script, but can also be used for just about anything. A common use for it today is for your email program to connect to the internet and ...
By alexander, October 11, 2015