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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

php shell script that will run runs at specific hour with crontab and send emails with the html form extracted content

Here is how to create a daily crontab script that runs at specific hour 
gets the web content and then saves the output in a file folder (the form must use a sumbit button with post) and then 
it send email with the html file 

you need to install php5-cli , php-pear 
sudo apt-get install php5-cli php-pear

and then from pear Mail , Mail_Mime

sudo pear install Mail_Mime
sudo pear install Mail

crontab -l

# m h  dom mon dow   command
0 1 * * * /home/ubuntu/curl_cron.php

cat /home/ubuntu/curl_cron.php

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