Questions tagged [batch-operations]

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How to display a table with results when a batch is finished

I could setup a nice batch, everything is working well. But when the batch is finished, I would like to display a beautiful table with the computed results. I could do it with the drupal_set_message ...
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Why doesn't the batch process start?

I've created a class that extend the 'FormBase' class to create a form where I can upload a XLSX file to import into custom DB table. To process the import I would use the 'Drupal batch process' to ...
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Generate PDF with wkhtmltopdf after batch finished

I would like to generate a pdf with wkhtmltopdf at the end of my batch. I integrate the generation in the callback function but it does not offer me the download of the file This is my finished ...
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How to handle exceptions in a batch process

I have some special configured content entities in my system which are protected in a pre-delete hook against entity deletion. There is also a batch process (VBO - entity delete) where they can be ...
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Download a file and redirect to the form after batch operation

On submitting a form we need to run a batch process that writes to a CSV file. Once the batch process is completed we would like to download the CSV file automatically and redirect back to the form. ...
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Use of batch in REST endpoints

I want to use batch in POST in rest endpoints in Drupal 8, but my batch is not getting progressed. I am creating rest endpoints for my module which will send email to bulk users. So for this purpose I ...
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Trigger a batch process via a rest endpoint and check on progress

I'm looking to see if it's possible to trigger and monitor a batch process via a REST endpoint (or similar) in Drupal 8. This is for a headless Drupal site. Triggering is fine I suppose, I can ...
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Batch API to process millions of records

I need to run Batch API on a huge dataset. Specifically I have a custom table with a lot of rows which I need to iterate over. The batch process works fine using small numbers. When using the full set ...
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Batch API error: ResponseText: {“errors”:[{“message”:“Not acceptable format: json”}]}

When running a batch process on Drupal 8, the following error is returned: ResponseText: {"errors":[{"message":"Not acceptable format: json"}]} The HTTP response is HTTP POST / 406 I can see the ...
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Batch API: What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to import some videos into a 8.0.5 site (yes, I know I should upgrade) I have over 200 videos that neeed to be imported into their own individual node. It seems like a perfect opportunity ...
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Is the finished callback mandatory?

I checked the documentation about the callbacks used from the batch API, but I didn't find any information about the finished callback being mandatory or not. Is that callback mandatory or optional?
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Batch API times out when running a single operation

I'm trying to print ~100 nodes worth of content (Performance Plans) out to the private file system using the batch API. My process works perfectly up until about 10 of them and then times out. The ...
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Passing form value into batch process

I have a form that is used to trigger a bulk operation and add a node for each of the currently registered users on the site. This is all working well, but I'd like to pass form data from BulkAddForm....
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How to trigger batch job from the command line

I have a batch job that is triggered as soon as I open a specific url of my site, let's call it "http:\mysite.com\job" The last code of that page is: batch_set($batch); batch_process('/'); I need ...
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Continuing an interrupted batch

I'm using a batch job in Drupal 8 to scrape pages from another site to import. I'm using httpClient, and I have it wrapped in a try/catch. try { $response = \Drupal::httpClient()->get($parts['...
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Is it possible to set time interval between adjacent operations in Batch API?

I need to send several thousands of e-mails via Amazon SES. As it turned out, Amazon SES can send no more that 14 e-mails per second. I can send to it no more than 14 e-mails per second - it's a ...
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How do I structure the batch API array?

I'm working on a Drupal 8 custom module to scrape pages from a site for migration. Since we're dealing with a large number of pages, I wanted to set up batch processing, to deal with timeouts. I ...
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Can't save node using batch

When I'm trying to save a node using batch processing, I'm getting this error: PDOException: in drupal_write_record() (line 7383 of C:\wamp64\www\drupal7\includes\common.inc). Here is my complete ...
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Passing important data to batch operation

I can't seem to pass any info to the 'finished' function of this batch operation. Everything works in terms of data getting saved correctly but I get the following error message due to the 'finished' ...
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How to write big updation code using Batch API?

I am writing a script to update all website registered user's Username & Email address. I have more then 5000+ users in my website which causes PHP execution time out error. So I tried to ...
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Batch API timeout during initialization

I'm creating a module to batch import/update nodes in Drupal 7 based on input files that can be XML or other formats. Worst case scenario is they are like ~10-20MB and can contain 10-20k entries. ...
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Why won't my batch finish?

I have setup a Batch work which looks the following (dump at run time). The method called for each batch is a public static method, so that is not a problem. All operations performs perfectly, my ...
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How can execute batch api over cron jobs

I am working on Drupal 8 and batch API. I created the batch api calling importingmatch and it should automatically importing every 1 hour. My solution is use Drush for make it works without the ...
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How to know how many elements are processed in the finish callback?

I followed Smack My Batch Up : Batch Processing In Drupal 8 article to create a batch job and all works fine. But in the finish callback I can't get the total number of processed elements. This is my ...
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How do you do a redirect after a batch job?

I'm working on setting up a batch process in Drupal 8 that will gather a bunch of remote information for a collection of entities, cache it, and create a list of the results on its own page. The batch ...
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What's the correct way of referencing a method in a controller for running through batch processing?

I have a set of batch operations with: foreach ($urls as $url) { $test_sites[] = array('\Drupal\my_module\Controller\BatchTestSite::TestSite', $url); } When I run it I get the following: ...
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Is it possible to have a batch job run in a modal

I created a form that on submit it creates a CSV file via batch API. It works perfectly when submitting the form regularly but can't get it to work from a Ctools modal. Could it be that it just isn't ...
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How do I show a message about the currently executed operation?

I have created a batch, and it's working, but I want to control the messaging a little better. I would like to give the user some feedback about the currently executing operation, other than just ...
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Documentation or Tutorial on using Batch or Queue Services API Programmatically [closed]

I am working on importing content into my drupal 8 website from an external API that returns XML data. The calls to the API take a long time to process. When I make too many queries at once it takes ...
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How to delete stuck batch?

What is a good way to delete a stuck batch in Drupal 7? It is on a production server, we are using the Background Batch module so it shows us which one it is at admin/config/system/batch/overview. I ...
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Use static function as operations with batch API

I can't get batch to work with a static method as callback function for the operation $batch['operations'][] = ['MyController::MyMethod', [$arg]]; If I use a procedural function and call a static ...
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Batch operation keeps looping after completion

The batch operation I created works fine, until it's done. Once it's done it just loops back and does it again. It will loop through until the VM runs out of resources. I am fairly certain this ...
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Modify code to use batch api?

I have a custom module written to import data from a Salesforce API and update organic group info by adding/updating/removing members from groups. I originally wrote it as a drush command for ease of ...
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How to change images without removing and re-uploading via GUI back end?

I have some images I need to change in batches on the website. For example, I want to replace all color header images with grayscale images. What I did was subsitute the old images with the new ones ...
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How to use batch in hook_uninstall?

I have big data in hook_uninstall(). How to handle this data? Can I use batch in hook_uninstall()?
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Delete entities in batches [duplicate]

Is there a way to organized entity deletion by braking into different batches? I have 700.000 entities associated with pictures that I would like to delete and I would like to perform that into ...
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How to bulk re-index the whole site for core search?

I have a website that has about 100,000 nodes. In the core search page (admin/config/search/settings) it shows that: There are 80801 items left to index. It index 100 (or at most 500) nodes per ...
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Do PHP static variables persist across Batch API batch items processing?

Do PHP static variables, which do persist during a normal page request, persist between progressive Batch API runs? What about during non-progressive (command-line) batch execution? Does &...
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Start next batch process automatically

Is it possible to start next batch_set() after finishing first one? I've some import functionality which includes 4 steps. The next step takes data processed from first batch process so this is ...
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Run Batch process every 1 hour

Currently, I have a batch process that is triggered on a form submit. With more detail, I have something like this: function mymodule_form_submit($form, &$form_state) { // call some functions ...
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How to trigger consecutive batch operations using the output of the first one?

I have 2 operations in a module using Batch API. Below is the code for the first one: function get_first_data($qc, $path) { $testsets = some array... foreach ($testsets as $testset) { $...
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Views page load indication batch api

I have created a view and put it on a custom page using panels. Sadly my query is too complicated and the page times out after about 10 seconds. On top of this i wanted my page to provide a 'loading' ...
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How to debug Batch API more efficiently?

I've some issues with Feeds importing (I don't want to focus on particular case) and I'd like to find the way of able to debug Batch API processing more efficiently. Given the fact of complexity of ...
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How do I make batch callbacks as class methods?

This is the code I am using. $serviceClass = \Drupal::service('abcclass.service'); $batch = array( 'title' => t('Pushing updated.'), 'init_message' => t('Start Pushing.'), '...
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Display batch operations messages

I have defined a batch, everything works ok, but I want to understand how the messages are displayed. So I have this batch: $batch = array( 'title' => t('Generate reports'), 'operations' => ...
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Batches return error “No Active Batch” [closed]

Whenever I run any functions that require a batch to run (delete users, manually check for updates, etc.), the Batch API returns an error "No Active Batch". I have scoured the internet for pointers, ...
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Using batch api without a form

I have a page which uses the form api. When I go to that page via hook_menu I want to run a batch script. I have looked at the batch example module and have come up with the following: My page code ...
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Batch operations: callback_batch_operation() not invoked

I have a batch process where the callback_batch_operation() functions are never called, as showed when logging with some Devel dd() calls. Here is the involved code fundamental parts (all this in the ...
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Add items to batch queue operations on the fly

I have some code which generates a batch with a single operation; to go off to an API and get some data. This data could be any number of items. I would like to be able to populate the rest of the ...
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How to solve claimitem() in batch process?

I am doing batch process in D8. here is my code: This code is in Controller.php $batch = array( 'title' => t('Started Importing node Data.'), 'error_message' => t('Error!'), ...