Sunday, September 22, 2002, 2:44:54 PM, you wrote:
JS> 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 

JS> How would I do this (on either platform) and which would be easier?

JS> 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
JS> is finished? Will I have dozens of Lynx processes still running at the end of the 

JS> 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,
JS> especially if it doesn't close again.

JS> Any insight? Thanks!

JS> Joseph

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I do this in cron

0,15,30,45 * * * * /usr/bin/lynx -dump http://domain.com/clkdown.php 1> /dev/null 2> 


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