scheduled task in Plesk, Steps to create, edit, and remove scheduled task in Plesk- Hostripples, Hostripples Web Hosting

Steps to create, edit, and remove scheduled task in Plesk- Hostripples

With the task scheduler in Plesk panel, we can do below:

  • Execute a command at a particular time intervals
  • Fetch URLs at a particular time intervals
  • Run/execute PHP scripts at a particular time intervals

Steps to create a scheduled task in Plesk

Step-1 : Login to Plesk panel

Step-2 : From the left -side menu, select the “Website and domains” menu.

Step-3 : Click on “Scheduled Tasks” option from right side menu.             

Step-4 : Click on “Add Tasks”

Step-5 : On the “Schedule a Task” screen, in the “Task Type” screen, select the type of task that you wish to configure:

  • Choose “Run a command” to use commands those are recognized by the Windows Command Canter. In  “Command” field, specify the command, as well as any other optional arguments in “with arguments” text box.
  • Choose “Fetch a URL” to get a URL with same functionality to the curl command. In the “URL” text box, mention the URL you wish to fetch.
  • Choose “Run a PHP script” to run the PHP scripts that are hosted on the server. In the “Script path” box, specify the path to that script file, as well as any optional arguments in the “with arguments” box. In the “Use PHP version” list box, select the PHP version you wish to execute the script with.

Step-6 : Under the “Run” section, specify the time and frequency with which you wish to execute the scheduled task.

Step-7: In the “Description” box, add the note or a comment related to that scheduled task or leave the textbox as it is that is empty.

Step-8: Under the “Notify” section, Select how frequently you wish to receive the notifications in regards to the task.

Step-9: Click on “Run Now” button if scheduled task need to be executed immediately.

Step-10: Click On “OK” to save the changes.

Editing a Scheduled Task in Plesk

To change/edit the existing scheduled task in your Plesk account, kindly use below steps :

Step-1 : Login to Plesk panel

Step-2 : From the left -side menu, select the “Website and domains” menu.

Step-3 : Click on “Scheduled Tasks” option from right side menu.             

Step-4 : Click on the task that you want to change. Plesk panel will display that same “Schedule a Task” screen, that we have used while creating the scheduled task along with all the settings related to a task.

Remove a Scheduled Task in Plesk

To remove the tasks from Plesk account, kindly use below steps :

Step-1 : Login to Plesk panel

Step-2 : From the left -side menu, select the “Website and domains” menu.

Step-3 : Click on “Scheduled Tasks” option from right side menu.             

Step-4 : Choose the checkbox for the task or tasks that needs to be removed and click on “Remove” button.

Step-5: Click on “Yes” button to confirm the task deletion. Plesk panel will remove those selected tasks.

That’s it! Now you know how to successfully create scheduled tasks within Plesk Panel.

If you need more personalized help checking on this or anything else? Please feel free to reach us at support@hostripples.com and our 24/7 support team will be happy to help.

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Steps to create, edit, and remove scheduled task in Plesk- Hostripples, Hostripples Web Hosting

Cyril Chakranarayan

Cyril Chakranarayan - I love Travelling, Riding Bikes, and Reading. I am a passionate technology seeker and love to explore continuously evolving technology especially in the Cyber World, Working in the Web Hosting Industry for 10 years.