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Setting up Cron Job with Dreamhost and Joomla
December 27, 2016
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colinstewart
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Hi

I think I am quite computer literate but I cannot get my head round cron jobs and how to set them up.

I have xcloner installed on my website and can run an xcloner backup manually, not a problem.
What I need is for it to be done automatically.
How do I do this?

In Joomla, XCloner has a page, Cron, where there is a window to add the command but I don't think the command should be here.
On my server, run by Dreamhost, I have a cron job setup with the following command:-
/usr/bin/php /home/username/domain/administrator/components/com_xcloner-backupandrestore/cloner.cron.php
(the username and domain are correct to the website i am working on)

What am I missing?

Thanks
Colin

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