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
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