I am using PHP to develop a web application. I want to send a mail report automatically from the server, without any user interaction. I tried in cron but not properly worked in my application. Is there any other way to send aoutomatic mail from server. Any one can help pls..

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Cron should work just fine. Did you have problems setting it up ?

Are you using mail() or did you use SMTP authentication?

I have a shared web host server. I don't have any idea about how to work cron in this server

I am using SMTP authentication for mail sending.

Most shared host allow cron jobs through cPanel or the likes. Am sure your host would have it documented on their website.

thnk u

I create cron job in ubuntu. But this is not working. How to I create cron job in ubuntu ?
Pls help me...

Can you show what you've tried ?

I save the following code as crontab.txt in etc/cron.daily folder.

1 * * * * * /opt/lampp/htdocs/rep_mail.php

But the page is not working

php is missing, see here.

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