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I need a free web cron service that would let me setup my own crontabs that would be going to execute any URL I would have provided. The url needs to be executed every two minutes. Could you recommend any website?

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I think you'll have to supply a bit (or even a lot) more information about what you are trying to achieve before you get any sensible answers. – ChrisF Sep 13 '09 at 14:33
Okay! What would you like to know? – Bad Thing That Always Sxxxx Sep 13 '09 at 14:34
Where the data that the job is going to manipulate is stored for a start. – ChrisF Sep 13 '09 at 14:37
On my provider's server. – Bad Thing That Always Sxxxx Sep 13 '09 at 14:40

A short list (not all free, of course, and easy to find I guess) at

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I never would have imagined that there was such a thing, so I never thought to look for it. Thanks. – Telemachus Sep 13 '09 at 14:56

OnlineCronJobs might be what you are looking for. It is free and supports OpenID; the only limitation is that you can only have a maximum of 5 cronjobs.

It even provides a nice example of how you might backup your database.

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Try MyWebCron out, I think it allows unlimited tasks.

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