cron is the term used for a background server process for performing routine and other maintenance tasks.

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_cron_queue_info [on hold]

worker callback dosen't run in _cron_queue_info function samadiet_cron_queue_info() { drupal_set_message("pre run ittttt".date_iso8601(variable_get('samadiet_readsite_queue', time()))); ...
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Undefined index errors when running cron.php

I am getting a slew of errors when I attempt to run a cron job following my hosting company's instructions. From researching the errors, I suspect the instructions are wrong. But their support is ...
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How to set Cron Job in custom module for specific time in Drupal 7

I am building Drupal 7 Custom Module, my module needs to have cron job running on specific time, instead of the default cron time. How do I implement this? This is my code for cron : function ...
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Insert task to Queue only if unique

I wanted a way to only insert items into the Queue when it was not already added. I want to have a large queue and work my way through it, simply adding as required. Previously I was deleting the ...
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Re-import nodes daily using feeds and hook_cron

My requirement is to import nodes daily night after deleting all the contents in that node type. I enabled the cron settings in feeds module as 1 day and tried to write hook_cron() to delete all ...
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Trouble getting Elysia Cron to run every 15 minutes

I'm running drupal 7 on a shared host with cpanel and apache. I don't want to use regular cron because i want to run some tasks more regularly than others such as the search index. So i added Elysia ...
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How do I process a huge list of files?

I have a huge list (> 100 000) of files that need to be processed. I want processing to run in the background and continuously (when it has processed the last, it just restarts on the first). I've ...
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Redirect after login for specific role on specific day using Rule

I want to create a rule for specific user to redirect to his profile page on specific day like Monday and Thursday. For this, I used the Rules module, together with the Rules Once per Day module. If ...
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Salesforce module tries to create dummy users, but required fields missing

We have recently enabled Salesforce integration between Users and Salesforce Contacts on our (Drupal 6) site. When cron runs, it seems to fail every time. I'm not sure if this is because of a Drupal ...
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Getting memory error (APC?) when trying to run a cron queue

I am trying to run a cron queue with a large amount of items. I am getting this error repeated dozens of times in watchdog: Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in ...
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Drush cron - how to provide the actual task

Based on this documentation the drush cron can be set up as 10 * * * * /usr/bin/env PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin COLUMNS=72 /usr/local/drush/drush ...
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Does the cron using Drush must be setup locally or on the server for the production website

I have been reading about the Drush cron and explanation that mentions in this documentation. Wondering do we add that crontab entry for drush locally or on the server where the website is for the ...
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Ultimate Cron Background Process Taking a Long Time

I'm having background process on Ultimate Cron process various queue items, but the fastest it usually processes them is at least one minute, and sometimes 3 minutes per item. This seems incredibly ...
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Cron running by itself?

My Drupal 7 instance was getting slow. I realised that the problem was a cron job running. However, why is cron running when I'm browing the site? It shouldn't be, surely? It should only run when I ...
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Emails repeatedly sent at each Cron run

In my project i am using the Rules module to schedule the sending of emails to some users on my site. At cron run, the scheduled emails are sent as expected. However I found out that at each ...
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How to debug cron? [duplicate]

I want to debug cron. Cron run twice at a time, in watchdog message is show "Attempting to re-run cron while it is already running". This message was show multiple times. Anyone have any idea how to ...
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Delaying notifications

D7: Issue: I use Organic Group (ver. 1.x) and it has come to my attention that as groups grow with more and more members there is also a growing problem generated by invalid emails. Some users ...
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Scheduled publishing timings, cron, cache clear

We have a site where users make extensive use of scheduler to schedule publishing of articles etc. Site crons are run externally through drush and elysia_cron is installed to give fine-grained ...
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Hook_cron in drupal

In my custom form module submit handler, I have written the following code: function mymodule_form_submit($form, $form_state) { db_insert('bds_user_expiry')->fields(array( 'uid' =>$user_id, ...
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Disable Elysia Cron task programmatically

I have a custom module where I create several cron tasks using HOOK_cronapi. This is done when the user visits a page and has a form to create those tasks. I also need that the user can disable those ...
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I install ultmate cron and i saw that errors

I have all this error but when i am running cron without cron ultimate all run perfect but with cron ultimate i got that errors... Could anyone help i really need help here: exception ...
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Change homepage based on time

I have searched high and low for this. How do I change my homepage based on the time of day, to be absolutely explicit, I want: Between 8am and 7pm - Homepage 1 (node/4) Between 7pm and 8am - ...
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Sticky at top of lists node at certain time

I would like to sticky node at certain time and update time of publishing. I tried with module scheduler but it unpublish content I need published content it is more like republishing and put that ...
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Process long query and output data to file

I have several nodes in my site (7822 at the moment) and I need to generate new data from those node values. I have a custom module with all the functions and calculations. The problem is that, ...
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Request a page - as admin - via command line to build up cache

Folks: I have a pretty hefty view page which has been overridden with template files to produce a custom gantt chart for a long list of users. For each row of gantt data - the outputted html is ...
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Creating custom cron jobs in the same module

I have Drupal 7 installation with Feed Import module enabled (not the same as Feeds module!). From this module I need to import data from several xml feeds with a different schedule. For example feed ...
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Can I set a cron for deleting and re-indexing Search API daily?

Using Commerce Kickstart 2. When we add new products, the facet search index does not re-index automatically as it says it does (Maybe because we are using some Aggregated Fields?) -Whatever-, we ...
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cron import more than 2 files with feeds

I'm on Drupal 7 using services and feeds. We have 10 XML files we're trying to upload during cron that doesn't work. If I do it manually by using wget/cURL via SSH only 2 files are uploaded. If I run ...
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Cron function set to run once per month not completing

I have a cron function that is being triggered but not completing. The function is supposed to run only once on the first of every month. The function runs but, I think, gets as far as comparing the ...
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Drupal 7: Delay in Sending New Content Email Notification

I've set up a workflow rule to send an email to all users of a role when new content is saved. I've tested it with three test users and have noticed that the email takes quite a while to actually be ...
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Is it dangerous to call a function that deletes nodes based on criteria while a cron job is running that imports them

I have custom module that performs a dbquery on a button click that deletes nodes that fit a certain criteria. Is it dangerous that I also occasionally run a cron job that imports nodes that fit this ...
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Website encountered unexpected error - how to avoid?

I'm having that typical problem of Website encountered unexpected error popping up sometimes and then after repairing watchdog MySQL table it all works find again. My question is if there is a module ...
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Enabling Views module causing cron to fail

Quite simply, I enable the super common "Views" module, and on Save nothing but a white page happens. On a refresh (Where I agree to the form resubmission) the modules page comes back just fine. ...
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Drupal site is compromised by backdoor [duplicate]

My Drupal site has been compromised. Although I applied all modules updates and update my Drupal core to 7.35, it is still compromised. What would the next logical step to take be?
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Form action=“/cron.php”

I got a custom form in a block, wich is available on my homepage. After e while the form action changes to action="/cron.php" instead of action="/nl". I can't figure out where this fault is comming ...
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Userpoints deducting for nodes which are marked with flag

I have a node which is published. I have a global flag, which user suppose to mark to make his nodes visible in Views. This is easy to do. But then I need to charge 40 points every day since node is ...
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Cron Run error for drush update script

I have created a script drup.sh to update the site with security issues and placed it in the sites/default dir. !/bin/bash drush up drupal --security-only -y And on testing it by running bash ...
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hook_cron_queue_info stopped

I'm trying to use Drupal Queue and Cron to execute a task. In the following example I: select all the users create an item in the queue for each of them define the function that has to be run for ...
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Drupal 7 not able to run cron after views/panels update

After an update of several modules to their latest versions (views, panels, ctools) it seems Drupal can no longer run cron, whether automatically or manual. It gives the error: "Cron run failed." I ...
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Drupal 8 cron not running from external source (as anonymous)

Running cron with crontab is not working on our Drupal 8 website if the user is anonymous. If I'm logged in as admin, I can run cron with the button or the url with key. If I'm not logged in, cron ...
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Node access, Cron, and DANGEROUS_ACCESS_CHECK_OPT_OUT'

Observations: Anonymous users can view nodes of a certain type Cron runs as an anonymous user Cron cannot access nodes of this type when using EntityFieldQuery Cron can access nodes of this type ...
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Is there a way to run a shell script on a custom cron?

I'm new to all this so maybe this isn't the best solution, but I've created a shell script cache warmer. wget --quiet http://www.example.com/custom-sitemap.xml --output-document - | egrep -o ...
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How does Drupal Cron effect Page Cache?

I'm trying to figure out how Drupal's cron effects the page cache of my site. It would be nice to store as many pages in the cache table as possible so that when requests are made they are being ...
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How do I configure cron in Drupal 6

In my GoDaddy control panel I have scheduled it to run this script every day: /web/cgi-bin/php5 "$HOME/html/my_site/cron.php However I cant figure out how I create tasks that will be run when ...
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Cron not working [duplicate]

I have a hook_cron that regularly import contents from external site via drupal_http_request. However, I noticed that cron is not running. I am using Elysia cron module and I defined the job to run ...
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Advantages of running cron via drush rather than via curl?

Are there any major advantages of triggering Drupal's cron tasks via Drush rather than via a curl call to the site? The main thing I can think of is that no web server process would be needed, when ...
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CronJobs - I have two cron jobs but only one works

I have created 2 cron jobs on my server(ubuntu), but only one works. */5 * * * * curl -s http://www.example.com/cron.php?cron_key=TzVesnZuNqR4mkjv_LgBemUV-oYvsfYalyHOfDtL4cc */5 * * * * curl -s ...
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Send SMS on X day

I have a calendar schedule and within that schedule I have some events. How can I send an SMS to the users on the event day minus some days(event_date - x days)? Thank you very much!
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Job for create/import data from csv

I need to import a large amount of contents of a CSV file. The file is a bit complex and still have a folder with a lot of images that are associated with each line of the csv. As the file is complex ...
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Export watchdog to CSV

I would like to export everything in the watchdog table to a CSV file occasionally using hook_cron(). I do not have access to PHPMyAdmin and don't want to waste time with modules like so. Right now, ...