Scheduling Tasks with Plesk Shared Hosting
Our Plesk shared hosting accounts let you schedule tasks, which are similar to Cron jobs on Linux-based accounts.
- Log in to your GoDaddy account.
- Click Web Hosting.
- Next to the account you want to use, click Manage.
- Click Scheduled Tasks.
- Click the System user you want to use.
- Click Schedule New Task.
- Complete the details for the task, and then click OK.
The executable and argument paths differ for ASPX and PHP files.
Note: None of these files need to be stored on your local computer. They are all stored on your hosting account.
|Argument||-c "(new-object system.net.webclient).downloadstring('http://[domain.tld]\[path]\[file_name]')"|
|Executable||C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\Additional\PleskPHP54\php-cgi.exe|
The examples we provide use the following variables:
|[domain.tld]||The hosting account's primary domain|
|[path]||The path to the file|
|[filename]||The name of the file you want to call|