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How to run a script at scheduled intervals from your plesk panel?

Posted on: November 11, 2014

This lesson will teach on how to run your scripts on the Plesk panel at desired intervals.


1) Login to your plesk control panel.


2) Go to ‘Tools and Settings’ section under ‘Server Management’.


3) Go to ‘Scheduled Tasks ‘ under ‘Tools and Resources’.


4) Select the User you want to run your scripts.


5) Click on ‘Add New Task’.


On the new screen, Enter the following details.

5a) description about the task.

5b) Scheduler notification email address.

5c) Path to the executable file. In my case it is C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\bin\php.exe as shown in the image.

5d)  Task priority: Select Low, Normal or High.

5e) Specify when to run your command by selecting the appropriate checkboxes in the Hours, Days of the month, Months or Days of weekfields.

6) Finally, click on ‘OK’ .


You will be taken back to the Scheduled Tasks screen and you should see your new scheduled task listed at the bottom.



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