On Friday 19 July 2002 04:26, Scott Fletcher wrote:
> If you're going to use the cron file (or crontab) then php wouldn't work
> because it is a programming languages for the web pages.  For cron files or
> crontab, you can use the bash shell or ksh or whatever you have.  It's
> simple.  All you had to do is to create a file on hte Unix/Linux machine
> and do the following ...

John's reply was meant to show that it is a very bad idea to allow someone 
reboot the server from a webpage (without the proper safeguards). If he had 
URL he could setup a cron job which would reboot the OP's computer every 
minute and that _wouldn't_ be fun.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
Open Source Software Systems Integrators
* Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development *

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