Hello, Magento Folks!
In order to spontaneously execute several operations in your Magento 2 site, setting up cron jobs in Magento 2 is required as it schedules tasks in line. These operations can be automatically performed through the script written in the configuration.
Cron Job – one of the best ways to periodically manage your programs automatically and properly rather than doing it manually. Just ensure setting the base URL correctly so that when the cron is running, it executes operations just perfectly.
Setup Cron Job from Magento 2 Admin Panel
- Log in to the Magento 2 backend panel. From the left panel, go to Stores > Settings > Configuration.
- Navigate to Advanced > System and expand the Cron (Scheduled Tasks) section and perform further on the Cron configuration options for group: index and Cron configuration options for group: default sections.
Set the values of Cron configuration options for group: index as the following image:
Set the values of Cron configuration options for group: default as the following image:
- On finishing, Save Config.
Setup Magento 2 Cron job by command line
Steps to Create the crontab :
First, Open the Terminal and log in with the root user. After that go to Magento Root Path then run the below command:
Crontab is created and saved.
bin/magento cron:install --force
Crontab is created and saved
NOTE: Use –force to rewrite an existing Magento crontab.
- magento cron:install does not rewrite an existing crontab inside #~ MAGENTO START and #~ MAGENTO END comments in crontab.
- magento cron:install –force does not affect any cron jobs outside Magento comments.
To check crontab List, run the below command:
Steps to Run cron from the command line
Log in with the root user in the terminal. Go to Magento Root Path After running the below command:
Ran jobs by schedule.
where –group defines the cron group to run (eliminate this alternative if you want to run cron for all groups)
bin/magento cron:run [--group="<cron group name>"]
To run the indexing cron job, enter:
bin/magento cron:run --group index
To run the default cron job, enter:
bin/magento cron:run --group default
Steps to Remove the Magento crontab:
First Open Terminal and login with the root user and go to Magento Root Path After running the below command :
Magento cron tasks have been removed
We hope that setting up cron through the Magento backend panel and the command line was helpful to you. Still, if you meet any conflicts, you can catch us here. we would be pleased to assist you.
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