bc-cli – job overview

Types

BeyondCron supports a number of different types of jobs.

To change a jobs type, simply define one of the jobs types items. e.g. to change a job from the default type of command to trigger, define the delay item.

Command

Execute an operating system command.

Items

Container

Execute an operating system command within a container.

Items

Email

Send an email. Theu are particularly useful for sending job failure alerts, etc…

Items

SQL

Execute a SQL command or a call a SQL stored procedure.

Items

Trigger

Unlike other jobs, trigger jobs perform no action, instead they can be used to trigger other jobs. They can be useful for creating complex job schedules, such as night/day, weekday/weekday, summer/winter, etc… They can also be used to put a delay or pause between the execution of two jobs.

Items

Webhook

Call a web URL.

Items

Internal

Internal jobs are are used for performing internal house keeping duties. /admin/updaters/calendar.1 is currently the only internal job. This job updates the the icalendars every 15 minutes.

Commands