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The task.queue is not being processed

1) check for /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue
It should be deleted every minute.  If it exists, check it's contents.  If there are more than just 1 or 2 lines, then the dataskq is not running.

2) check /var/log/cron (/var/log/syslog on Debian).  See if the dataskq is running every minute (logged every minute).  If not, try running

chmod 644 /etc/cron.d/directadmin_cron
/sbin/service crond restart

3) make sure crond is running ("cron" on FreeBSD):

ps ax | grep cron

4) try restarting cron: /sbin/service crond restart.  Check /var/log/cron and /var/log/messages for possible problems with the /etc/cron.d/directadmin_cron file (/etc/crontab on FreeBSD).
If you dont have crond (rpm based systems) type:

yum -y install vixie-cron cronie
service crond start
chkconfig crond on

5) If all of the above checkout but the task.queue is still not being processed, try running it manually:

/usr/local/directadmin/dataskq d

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