How to set up Scheduled Tasks (Cron Jobs) in Plesk

This article applies to 123 Reg VPS hosting running Plesk 10

This article will explain how to set up Scheduled Tasks (Cron Jobs) in Plesk.

With scheduled tasks you can set up scripts to run automatically on your server.

  • Step 1 of 4

    On the Websites & Domains tab select to show the Advanced Operations and click Scheduled Tasks.

  • Step 2 of 4

    We will first adjust the settings by clicking the Settings icon. Enter an e-mail address here to be sent notifications from the schedule each time a task runs and click OK.

  • Step 3 of 4

    You can schedule a new task by clicking the appropriate icon. Enter the date and time that you want this task to run. Then enter the command you want to execute and click OK.

  • Step 4 of 4

    When you create a task it is automatically switched on, you can switch off a task by clicking on the green arrow.

That’s it! Now you know how to create scheduled tasks in Plesk.