Check the archives on this...
But you need the executable php
And on top of the file:
Then chmod the script to be executable and you can run from commandline.
For cron jobs just put it in the cron file and put the path to the file...
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Zach Curtis" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 4:17 PM
Subject: [PHP] Running a PHP Script from UNIX Command Line?
> UNIX gurus:
> How can I get a PHP script to run or execute from a UNIX command line and
> echo the stdout back to the terminal window?
> For example,
> > execute/run??? file.php
> What I really want to do is create a cron job (which I do know how to
> create) for the script. The script doesn't really echo any results back,
> logs its results. The script it too time consuming to be run by having
> someone running the script through a web browser and waiting for it to
> Thank you very much.
> Zach Curtis
> Programmer Analyst
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