How to Modify a Cronjob Email Subject

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Published on 2009-08-20T06:58:44Z Indexed on 2013/06/27 10:23 UTC
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I am running a half dozen different cron jobs from my hosting at When a cronjob has been executed I receive an email with the output of the script.

The email comes in the format of:

From: Cron Daemon
Subject: Cron  /ramdisk/bin/php5 -c /home5/username/scheduled/optimize_mysql.bash

The problem with this is that the subject of the email makes it very hard to read which cronjob the email is pertaining to.

Is there a way to modify the subject of a cronjob email so that it's easier to read?

For example:

From: Cron Daemon
Subject: Optimize MySQL Database

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