Downloads

To evaluate BeyondCron, simply download the BeyondCron components in your preferred format and follow the installation instructions.

bc-agent

Server for executing jobs locally and or/remotely using ssh.

2.0.180720
stable

deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

2.0.180720 stable
deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

bc-cli

Command line interface for creating and managing BeyondCron jobs.

2.0.180720
stable

deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

2.0.180720 stable
deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

bc-server

Server for maintaining and scheduling jobs.

2.0.180720
stable

deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

2.0.180720 stable
deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

bc-server will run unrestricted for 3 months, if you wish to continue using BeyondCron beyond this period, please request a license.

bc-web

Server providing a web based BeyondCron management console.

2.0.180720
stable

deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

2.0.180720 stable
deb
rpm
zip

installation
manual

Repositories

BeyondCron is also available via apt and yum repositories.

apt

Create the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/beyondcron.list with the following contents:

deb https://beyondcron.com/dists/stable /

Download the BeyondCron signing key:

# cd /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d; wget https://beyondcron.com/dists/stable/beyondcron.gpg

Note: if apt-get update returns an error similar to The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found, install the package apt-transport-https. If that is not possible, change the repository protocol to http.

yum

Create the file /etc/yum.repos.d/beyondcron.repo with the following contents:

[beyondcron] name=BeyondCron packages baseurl=https://beyondcron.com/dists/stable gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://beyondcron.com/dists/stable/RPM-GPG-KEY-beyondcron metadata_expire=300 enabled=1

Appliance

To test BeyondCron in a pre-configured demonstration environment, simply download the appliance, and import into VirtualBox or VMware.

2.0.180302
stable

BeyondCron-demo-2.0.180302.ova

Note: when importing into VMware, you may need to import with relaxed checks.

Pre-configured users

The appliance is pre-configured with the following operating system and BeyondCron users.

jsmith User with full BeyondCron administration permissions.
guest User with BeyondCron read only permissions.

Note: each users password is the same as their name.

Using the web interface

To connect to the BeyondCron web interface (bc-web), connect to http://<appliance_hostname>:8080, and login in as jsmith or guest.

Using the command line interface

To use the BeyondCron command line interface (bc-cli), simply ssh into the appliance as jsmith, or guest, and execute bc-cli.

Note: If using VirtualBox, and the default ports 22 & 8080 are already in use, VirtualBox will change them to available ports. To confirm which ports, in VirtualBox:

  1. display the settings window
  2. select the “Network” tab
  3. select “Advanced”
  4. select “Port Forwarding”