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How to start, stop, and restart cron jobs

Jan 18, 2022
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Madhura Kumar
We often run into situations that require us to run a piece of code periodically—for example, renewing SSL certificates that may expire every year or two. Fortunately, most servers and operating systems provide some means to conduct repetitive tasks automatically. One popular solution is using cron.
How to start, stop, and restart cron jobs
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