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The use of "cron jobs", which are processes that are run automatically at certain times, in accordance with a "crontab" file set up by each user, are allowed on Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) servers, subject to the following conditions and restrictions:

The user's account must be Lite or higher.
The job must not execute more often than every two hours.
The job must generate no greater impact than a CGI script. See the guidelines on CGI resource usage.
This policy exists to protect the servers from abuse. However, it does still allow reasonable usage of cron, which is forbidden by most providers.

This is not applicable to our dedicated servers or VPS accounts, providing that it does not interfere with Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) ability to manage the server on the client’s behalf.