cron

Set a Cron Freebsd

If you ever wondered how to setup a cron on bsd(pfsense) The follwoing will run every 5 minutes */5 * * * * user command Every Minute – * * * * * Every 5 Minutes – 0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,66 * * * * Every 5 Minustes (Simple) – */5 * * * * Every Hour – * */1 * * * and so on. More info here Field Meaning (input) 1 Minutes (0-59) 2 Hours (2-24) 3 Day of the Month (1-31) 4 Month (1-12) January thru December 5 Day of the week (0-6) Sun thru Sat 6 User to execute the command 7 Command to execute