Hestia CP - this is one of the most popular, simple and convenient panels for managing sites, with its help you can add new sites, work with mail and databases, Cron, updates, file manager, the ability to add SSL .


Scheduler is a tool for automatically running jobs on the server, repeating at set intervals
You can use it to flexibly configure various tasks. A cron scheduler task is understood as the full path to the program to be executed automatically at a specified interval.

In order to add a cron job in the Hestia hosting control panel you need:

Go to the Cron menu item.


Click Add Job and set the time intervals for the job as well as the command.


You can configure the frequency of the task in the highlighted table.


After that, click Generate your parameters and then click Save.

Default CRON tasks in the Hestia panel

  • Update statistics.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-sys-rrd  
  • Updating general statistics.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-user-stats  
  • User backups.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-backup-users  
  • Clearing the backup queue.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-sys-queue backup  
  • Updating the information for each domain.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-sys-queue webstats  
  • Updating information on traffic usage.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-sys-queue traffic  
  • Updating disk usage information.
sudo /usr/local/hestia/bin/v-update-sys-queue disk  

If you have any configuration difficulties or have further questions, you can always contact our support team via ticket system.

Updated Dec. 3, 2021