Crontab Every 30 Minutes

Every 30 minutes,Sat Nov 28 2020 13:30:00 GMT+0000

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to run crontab every 30 minutes?

    Cronjob is a fantastic feature, that enables you to schedule your repetitive jobs. */30 * * * * let's you run a script/program every 30 minutes. All you need to do is, configure this cronjob in your system with the script/program you want to run, which can be done in an unix/linux based operating system as following:
    Step 1: Edit your cronjob file by running "crontab -e" command

    Step 2: Add the following line for every 30 minutes interval:
              */30 * * * * /path/to/your/script-or-program

    Step 3: Save the file. That's it!

  • How to run a script in crontab every 30 minutes?

    Cronjob let's you run a script to do a repetitive job in an efficent way, here's how you can schedule a cronjob for every 30 minutes:
    Step 1: Edit your cronjob file by running "crontab -e" command

    Step 2) Add the following line for every 30 minutes interval:
              */30 * * * * /path/to/your/script

    Step 3: Save the file. That's it!

  • Is */30 * * * * the right expression for every 30 minutes?

    Absolutely, this is the correct expression for the magic you are looking for. */30 * * * * let's you run a cronjob every 30 minutes.

  • What are some examples of every 30 minutes crontab?

    There are potentially infinte examples for it. Think about any job that you want to run every 30 minutes, it can be processing some data, generating a report, crawling an external source, pinging another service etc.
    For example, if I want to check uptime of my website in every 1 minute, I can write a program to do this for me using this powerful functionality of scheduling.