Manual-cronjob-PLESK

The following tutorial explains how to create a cronjob through the Plesk Control Panel.
Interval can range from multiple times a day, daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
Within Plesk, cronjobs are scheduled using the Crontab.

Step 1: Open a web browser and connect to your Plesk Control Panel located at https://ip address:8443.
Step 2: Login as the Administrator using the information sent to you in your setup email.
Step 3: Click Server from the System menu.

Step 4: Click Crontab under the Services section.

Step 5: Click Add New Task under the Tools section.

Step 6: Click Enable / Disable.
Step 7: Enter the appropriate information:
Note: * indicates leaving the field empty

  • Minute: 0 – 59 or *
  • Hour: 0 – 23 or *
  • Day of the Month: 1 – 31 or *
  • Month: 1 – 12 or *
  • Day of the Week: 0 – 6 (0 is Sunday) or *
  • Command: enter the command that is to be executed

Step 8: Click Ok.

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