Using Scheduled Tasks to Call PHP/ASPX Pages

Intro:
This kb will show you how to setup a type of a cron job for asp.net and php pages using Scheduled Tasks in Plesk
Steps:
  • Navigate to Scheduled Tasks under desired site
  • Select the System User
  • Click Schedule New Task
  • Enter in a Description
  • Under Path to executable file
    • You will need to add the path to powershell: C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe
  • Under Arguments
    • Replace the page with yours, either .asp/ .php/ .aspx
    • -c “(new-object system.net.webclient).downloadstring(‘http://www.demo-account.com/do_something_cool.aspx’)”
  • Click OK, and Done. Click Run Now to test.
Updated on November 11, 2019

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