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How can I set a cron and how can I execute it in Unix, Linux, and windows?

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How can I set a cron and how can I execute it in Unix, Linux, and windows?
posted Aug 27, 2014 by Vrije Mani Upadhyay

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For Linux

For Windows
1. Make sure you logged on as an administrator or you have the same access as an administrator.
2. Start->Control Panel->System and Security->Administrative Tools->Task Scheduler
3. Action->Create Basic Task->Type a name and Click Next
4. Follow through the wizard.

answer Aug 27, 2014 by Salil Agrawal
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Try WebCron, which starts processes on the URL.
Check the following link

answer Sep 1, 2014 by Norah
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