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I admit it, I use Windows XP and not Linux. Although I do have some past UNIX experience (HP-UX) from when I was a system admin several years ago, so I know I can do what I want to do. I just can't remember how.

 

I host some RSS feeds for a friend. When the feeds run into a problem, the write to an error log. I would like to setup a cron job that will delete the error log once a week. I know how to do the cron side. I am just unsure about the actual delete command structure to run. Any help?

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In cPanel select Cron Jobs. Then select Standard. There is a simple set of boxes that you can check the day of the week, time of day and frequency to run the job. Just enter a path to a script that removes the file.

 

You could try using:

>rm /home/cPanelname/path-to-file

 

But that is running a system command and I don't know if it is allowed or will work.

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