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Got a problem.
I created a cron job via cPanel and after what deleted it, but it didn't stop working.
Anyone knows how to stop my crons?


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I think you need to tell your cron to reload it's table. If you can go to the shell, try killall -HUP cron. – ott-- Oct 8 '11 at 14:52
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about working with a service provider's management interface, such as cPanel. – HopelessN00b Jan 13 at 22:07

2 Answers 2

Just in case the crontab entry wasn't actually removed:

set $EDITOR=vi # or your editor of choice
crontab -e

Then put a # at the start of the line you want stopped.


Check the corresponding user cron manually via shell, (assuming u have root)

crontab -u username -e

and remove the corresponding cron entry. Or simply null the user crontab and restart crond,


service crond restart