cPanel: How to monitor crond services using chkservd

When you are using cPanel cron services, you might found out the cPanel services down without any clue.

With this article, Mick Genie will guide you how to check your crond services by using cPanel chkservd services.

cPanel offer chkservd services to automatically monitor daemon services from the Linux server.

To done this, follow the step as below.
1. Open the file /etc/chkserv.d/crond, pico /etc/chkserv.d/crond
2. Add the command as below to the file.
service[crond]=x,x,x,/etc/init.d/crond restart,crond,root
3. Open the file /etc/chkserv.d/chkservd.conf, pico /etc/chkserv.d/chkservd.conf
4. Add command below to last line of the above file.
5. Restart chkservd services, /scripts/restartsrv chkservd

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Mick Genie is the founder of and working at ExaBytes Network Sdn Bhd and WPWebHost web host company. He is expertise in Windows and Linux environment especially web hosting related information, tips and trick as well as the IT Information.

One thought on “cPanel: How to monitor crond services using chkservd”

  1. thanks for sharing these commands ..Sometimes the crond service fails quite often without any clue and it becomes necessary to monitor the cron service and auto-restart it.

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