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A command in Unix and Unix-like operating systems, it is used to schedule commands to be executed periodically. cPanel has a nice interface to allow you to set up cron jobs. You can have a script run at all kinds of intervals from every minute to once a year.
You will need to make sure the file has executable permissions in order to run. We also recommend not running a file every minute on a shared server or you may go over your resource limits.
Last Updated: 23rd of May, 2011 Article ID: 305
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