This interface helps generate cron entries. Just fill out the form either using the dropdown or fill out the text area box and the script will provide you with the code and instructions on how to insert using the vi editor. Here's some basic vi syntax to assist you:

To delete a line: [ESCAPE] dd [ESCAPE]
To delete a character at cursor: [ESCAPE] x [ESCAPE]
move down a line: [ESCAPE] j [ESCAPE]
move up a line: [ESCAPE] k [ESCAPE]
exit NO saving: [ESCAPE] :q! [ESCAPE]
exit SAVING CHANGES: [ESCAPE] :wq [ESCAPE]

AE editor brief how-to
save: CTRL + x CTRL + w
exit: CTRL + x CTRL + c

Run at X Minutes:
0 - 59

OR (separate multiple by comma)
Example: Run at a certain minute or several minutes

Run at X hours:
0 - 23

OR (separate multiple by commas)
Example: Run at a certain hour or several hours

Run at X days:
1 - 31

OR (separate multiple by commas)
Example: Run on a certain day or days of the month

Run at X months:
1 - 12

OR (separate multiple by commas)
Example: Run in January only

Run at X weekdays:
0 (Sun) - 6 (Sat)

OR (separate multiple by commas)
Example: Run on mondays only

Script/program to execute:

must be full path
PHP: lynx -dump http://www.yourdomain.com/your_script_to_cron.php
CGI: /full/path/to/somecgi.cgi
Is the PHP script behind an htaccess gateway? If so then use the format below changing the username and password to the unencrypted password
PHP w/authentication: lynx -dump auth username:password http://www.yourdomain.com/your_script_to_cron.php

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