May 092008
 
 May 9, 2008  Posted by

I was finally able to get my cron jobs running in Drupal 5.7 (I previously had them working in Drupal 5.2), but when I upgraded they stopped working. I previously had cron run the lynx script, but that now doesn’t appear to work. I tried pretty much everything.

Then I did a search of blogs and found Jeff Briar-Hills’ blog and it produced the elusive answer. What you need to do is put the following in the cron job which can be found within the cPanel menu:

45 * * * * wget -O – http://www.rorymcpherson.com/drupal/cron.php

I have put this here to remind me during future updates.

Please note that I am using SiteGround for web hosting.

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