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Execute a PHP script using CRON

In response to this post, I’ve received the following email: “How can I execute a PHP page using CRON? I’m trying ‘php -q /path/script.php’ but it does nothing..“ Note: It’s very likely that your PHP binary is outside of the

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Daily Full MySQL backup using cron

Today I bring to you a cron job that will save a well named gzip of your database dump every day at 4:00 (4am). Example output: “myDB_2012-01-29_04-00-01.sql.gz“ In this example, I’ll use a fictional host, path, login and password. When

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