| Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 22.214.171.124 |
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
|Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014|
|Background PHP script on Linux|
monitoring a script running in the background
I have a PHP script that uses exec() to kick off a separate PHP script in the background on my Linux server.
The script that runs in the background generates a potentially large PDF document (50+ MB) and may take a minute or two to complete. Once it finishes, it updates a database record.
I'm looking for a way to monitor the background script in case it crashes or hangs, and kill/restart it if necessary.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved