How to setup Cron Job

A sample program to setup a cron job

This cron is supposed to delete the spams from your mail box at specific time (at 12:10 pm).

Take this path

Home/username/mail/domainname/

Paste this path to this line….

10 12 * * * rm -rf /home/jbalipro/mail/domain.com/linkmaster/.spam/cur/*
10 12 * * * rm -rf /home/jbalipro/mail/domain.com/linkmaster/.spam/new/*

Go to spool/var/cron and there will be a file with that specific user on which your want to setup a cron job.

Go that file and open it in vi.
Paste the above line in that file and run the following command

Service crond restart

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