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Command to Container Cron Job


This can be set on a cron job, or just on a one-off thing even.

All it does is sends a command to the container


# Application Name Here:

# Container Name Here:
# You may not need this, if that is the case, comment it out, Then delete the `--container "$container"` in the last line below, chances are you don't need it. 

# Command to Container/Pod here:
command='php occ files:scan --all'

# Note: if the command has single quotes in it, you will have
# to switch to double quotes and escape all the special characters between the double quotes
# More info here:

#ignored dependency pods, No change required

namespace=$(k3s kubectl get namespaces | awk '{print $1}' | grep -i ^ix-"$app_name"$ || echo "Are you sure, you used the right app name?")

pod=$(k3s kubectl get -n "$namespace" pods | awk '{print $1}' | grep ^"$app_name" | grep -Ev "$ignore")

k3s kubectl exec -n "$namespace" --stdin --tty "$pod" --container "$container" -- $command

This specific example will send the command php occ files:scan --all to Nextcloud's hpb container (which will then re-scan all of the files, adding them to the WEB-GUI if they are not already there)

Nextcloud REQUIRES that you specify the hpb container to run this command however

  • Usually you don't need to specify the container, so you can delete container='hpb and --container "$container" if you do not need them..

    • If you don't know if you need them.. you likely don't need them