I just installed Automysqlbackup.sh to my server. I wonder what cron job command should be to run it everyday ?

Note: i will set cron job from Cpanel

Path to script is: /home/username/automysqlbackup.sh

Thanks in advance

0 0 * * *  /home/username/automysqlbackup.sh

This will run the job every night at midnight.

Here's what that job would look like in cpanel:

cPanel cron configuration

  • didnt work. it works when i execute it from SSH but with cron it didnt work :( – Utku Dalmaz Oct 7 '10 at 22:51
  • by the way, i set cron from CPANEL, not from SSH – Utku Dalmaz Oct 7 '10 at 22:52
  • I've edited my answer with a screenshot from cpanel. – EEAA Oct 8 '10 at 0:39

On my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server, automysqlbackup.sh included a cronjob. This is what it looks like. It's very simple.

$ cat /etc/cron.daily/automysqlbackup
test -x /usr/sbin/automysqlbackup && /usr/sbin/automysqlbackup

So, automysqlbackup runs as part of the Daily cronjobs. The schedule for the daily cronjobs can be seen in /etc/crontab.

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