Running PHP File under Crontab...

mikel king mikel.king at
Sun Jan 17 20:10:03 UTC 2010

On Jan 17, 2010, at 3:01 PM, Diego Montalvo wrote:

> I am using "<?php #!/bin/sh ?>
> 2010/1/17 mikel king <mikel.king at>:
>> On Jan 17, 2010, at 2:30 PM, Diego Montalvo wrote:
>>> CLI meaning, if I can run and excute <?php echo 'hello world';?> in
>>> command line,  a php file can run in crontab?  doing the following  
>>> in
>>> shell: "# php helloworld.php" - "hello world" is produced...
>>> Thanks!
>> ok then do you have #!/usr/local/bin/php as your first line of the  
>> script?
>> Or are you using the bash exec command to run the code in your  
>> shell script?
>> Also you can try placing the path to the php CLI executable in the  
>> crontab.

If your php executable is in /usr/local/bin then replace /bin/sh with  
that in your script file.



	echo "Hello cruel world!!!\n";


Remember to chmod +x the script file.


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