Crontab doesn't run on ocean digital VPS servers

Posted November 6, 2018 815 views
ApplicationsUbuntu 18.04

Why can’t my Crontab run on VPS on digitalocean, even though it can run on localhost

  • * * * * python3 /var/www/html/coba/

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Hey friend,

Depending on how you enter it, a crontab entry may require extra work from one system to the next. Use this to help you construct a new entry:

Try using absolute paths as well. So instead of python3 it might be something like /usr/bin/python3. You can find out that path by typing “which python3” into your droplet’s shell.


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