One-time cronjob time settings

Thuan Nguyen

FastCron founder

If you're setting cronjobs to run once at a specific time, please ensure that it's at least 15 seconds into the future.

In the background, FastCron generates queued executions every 5 seconds. It also loads your cronjobs 3-5 seconds before the scheduled time to send to the cron servers and execute at the exact time.

For example, if it’s 09:01:33, please set it to run after 09:01:47.

FastCron will now automatically adjust the scheduled time by 15 - 20 seconds if you set it to run too close to the present.

Also, as FastCron loads cronjob every 5 seconds, the scheduled time will be changed to the nearest available second value. In the example above, your cronjob will be scheduled to run at 09:01:50 instead of 09:01:47.

I hope this helps.

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