EPrints 2.2 Documentation - send_subscriptions command


send_subscriptions - Send out all the email subscriptions for a given frequency.


generate_views archiveid frequency [options]


This script sends out all the subscription emails for the specified archive and frequency. frequency must be one of daily|weekly|monthly.

This script should probably be called from your ``cron'' system, soon after midnight. Something like:

 # 00:15 every morning
 15 0 * * * /opt/eprints2/bin/send_subscriptions dookuprints daily
 # 00:30 every sunday morning
 30 0 * * 0 /opt/eprints2/bin/send_subscriptions dookuprints weekly
 # 00:45 every first of the month
 45 0 1 * * /opt/eprints2/bin/send_subscriptions dookuprints monthly

Note the spacing out so that all 3 don't start at once and hammer the database.


The ID of the eprint archive to use.

Which ``frequency'' of subscriptions to send - the daily, weekly or monthly ones.


Print a brief help message and exit.

Print the full manual page and then exit.

Be vewwy vewwy quiet. This option will supress all output unless an error occurs.

Explain in detail what is going on. May be repeated for greater effect.

Output version information and exit.


This is part of this EPrints 2 system. EPrints 2 is developed by Christopher Gutteridge.


EPrints Version: 2.2.1


For more information goto http://www.eprints.org/ which give information on mailing lists and the like.

Chris Gutteridge may be contacted at support@eprints.org

Should you need a real world address for some reason, EPrints can be contacted in the real world at

 EPrints c/o Christopher Gutteridge
 Department of Electronics and Computer Science
 University of Southampton
 SO17 1BJ
 United Kingdom


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 EPrints 2.2 Documentation - send_subscriptions command