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Cronjobs

You need to define two cronjobs in your crontab. What is a cronjob / crontab?

1) Main cronjob

Create a cronjob that calls the URL www.yourdomain.com/cron every 10 minutes. If you use smaller intervals (eg. 1 min) the not_before_time defined in your cronjob configuration (table fcs_cronjobs) is executed more precisely.

A crontab line could look like this:

*/10 * * * * curl https://www.yourdomain.com/cron

Superadmins can now edit the cronjobs in the admin area (Homepage adminstration / tab “Cronjobs”) (https://www.example.com/admin/cronjobs).

2) Queue

An additional cronjob needs to be set up to handle the queue (responsible for generating and sending any emails, order lists and invoices).

*/5 * * * * /your-app/bin/cake queue run

Eventually you need to run cake with bash:

*/5 * * * * bash /your-app/bin/cake queue run