Folks, I have a PHP script that needs to be executed automatically every 15 minutes. I
have the option of doing this on a RedHat linux box, or on Windows 2000 Server.
How would I do this (on either platform) and which would be easier?
I believe somehow I could create a cron job on linux, but I'm a bit confused how that
would work. Would I just call the php script using Lynx? If so, does the Lynx process
die when the php script is finished? Will I have dozens of Lynx processes still
running at the end of the day?
In Windows, I believe I could use the task scheduler, or something like that. But
again, how exactly would I call the script? I certainly don't want a new browser
window to open every 15 minutes, especially if it doesn't close again.
Any insight? Thanks!
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