The Cron Job/Crontab
To have your task run at this frequency, use the following cron:
0 11 */10 * *
This cron command translates to the following (in Human-Readable format):
“Every 10 days at 11:00 am.”
What is a Cron Job & Crontab?
A cron job is a task that is scheduled to run at a specific time or interval. Cron jobs are commonly used to automate system maintenance or administration tasks, such as running backups or sending emails.
A crontab is a file that contains a list of commands to be executed by the cron daemon. The commands in the crontab are executed at the specified times.
Every cron job uses five fields. Here is an explanation of what each field does in this cron, which runs “every 10 days at 11:00 am“:
FUN FACT: Cron jobs are automated processes that run on a schedule..
You might want to set up a crontab or cron job to run every 10 days at 11:00 am for several reasons, including:
- Sending out a monthly newsletter on the first of every month at 11:00 am
- Backup up a database every 10 days at 11:00 am
- Run a script to generate reports every 10 days at 11:00 am
Similar Cron Jobs
You might also want to run a crontab:
- every 4 days
- every 7 days
- every 3 days
- every 6 days
- every 5 days
- every 7 days at 10:30 am
- every 5 days at 5:00 am
- every 6 days at 4:00 am
FUN FACT: If a cron job is not properly configured, it might never execute – so make sure you double-check your settings before setting one up!.
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If you are looking for cron jobs that run at certain minutes, hours, days, weekdays, or months, or if you are looking for miscellaneous cron jobs, then check out our relevant sections, or visit our crontab cheat sheet for a list of hundreds of popular cron jobs.