Free cronjob for Drupal 6 with a Linux router


If you're looking for a simple and cheap solution to set up cron for your drupal website and you have access to a linux router like Linksys WRT54GL or ASUS WL500P with tomato firmware - then this is the right guide for you!

How to set up cron for drupal website with tomato firmware

  • Login to your router
  • Go to Administration -> Scheduler
  • Enable 'Custom 1' script
  • Set time and days as required (I set it to run every 12h)
  • Enter the script wget http://[your website]/cron.php -O /dev/null
  • Click 'Save' and you're ready
WRT54GL with tomato 1.27 firmware and a custom script as cronjob for drupal
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