Knowledgebase: Website Features
Web Schedules / Scheduled Tasks
Posted by Joe Rebis (Import) on 11 January 2007 04:12 AM

Web Schedules give you the ability to easily schedule a recurring task to execute (run), on a daily, weekly or monthly schedule, a local script or web page. Using the Crontabs, to use a *nix term, you can specify exact times you would like the script to be run.


To Enable a Web Schedule:

  1. Login to your 'Account Center' 
  2. Click the green 'Control Panel' button
  3. Click on hosting plan
  4. Click 'Scheduled Tasks'
  5. Click 'Add Scheduled Task'
  6. Enter a Name for Task
  7. Choose a Task Option
    1. 'Check Website Availability'
    2. 'Backup'
    3. 'Backup Database'
  8. Select Time, Priority, Execution
  9. Click 'Save' 



  1. We are suggesting that all users use this new feature instead of requesting a Windows scheduled task, Cold Fusion scheduled task or a MS SQL 2000/2005 Job.
  2. Your initial start time should be more than 15 minutes in the future.
  3. Do not schedule a task to launch more than 1x per 15 minutes. Violators will be asked to remove their task.
  4. See the on-screen Quick Help Feature for advanced setup parameters. There are many otpions you can set.
  5. Web Schedules cannot execute (run) a script that is password protected.
  6. Scirpts to be executed should be local scripts.
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