Questions tagged [cron]

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Create a cron job to automatically clear cache

I'm trying to clear cache automatically with a cron job but it didn't work. I'm debugging simply on the browser at this link website-url/cronjob.php. I think it's a problem with the syntax, I have ...
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Set up a cron job to run drush migrate command

I have a custom module which migrates articles from a remote xml file. Because the RSS feed changes, I want my Drupal site to be in sync with the RSS feed. How do add e.g this command drush mim ...
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How to include or hit a php file from custom module in Drupal 8

I am working on a custom Drupal 8 module. I have a seperate php script as a .php file. I want to include that file in my Drupal 8 module, in simple words I want to hit that .php file by running my ...
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How to re-publish nodes after unpublishing with hook_cron?

Good morning, I'm running some tests with hook_cron in Drupal 8. My goal is to unpublish nodes of a specific content type ('event'), and once I enabled my module, I was able to accomplish this. ...
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Error on cron : Link could not be converted to string [duplicate]

Everytime cron try to run this error appear and everything stops. All I could find is that a Link is passed in filter Xss function when the cron try to index the website search. If I comment the ...
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Cron error message. table or view not found: 1146

In watchdog I am seeing an error when cron is run. Drupal\Core\Database\DatabaseExceptionWrapper: SQLSTATE[42S02]: Base table or view not found: 1146 Table 'tdtvnksvps.field_deleted_data_38d3088921'...
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How to schedule content every Wednesday at 18.00 (6 PM)?

Looking for something which was easy in Drupal 7, but can't find it or can't get it to work in Drupal 8. import feed do not publish content immediately run a rule that sets the content to publish ...
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Elysia Cron not running cron tasks that were previously paused

I have 2 cron jobs that are scheduled to run every two minutes. When I first added them, they worked as expected and ran normally. We ended up needing to pause these cron jobs for a few weeks and so ...
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Cron timeouts at 60 seconds, but all the related timeouts are set higher

We're getting 504 Gateway Timeouts on AWS from a Drupal 7 site at 60 seconds, but everything AFAIK is greater than that. The timeout is specifically during running the feeds_source_import in Ultimate ...
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Error while set a paragraph field to NULL during cron run

I am using Drupal 8 and I have implemented a hook_cron to set a node field to NULL. Here is my code: if ($lesson->field_lesson_ended_at->value < $current_time && $session_id &&...
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How to prevent an 'Attempt to create a field field_description that does not exist on entity type group'?

When cron runs I see a notice in the dblog. Drupal\Core\Field\FieldException: Attempt to create a field field_description that does not exist on entity type group. in Drupal\field\...
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Job queue – dealing with stuck records

I have a cron job that gets stuck because I have a loop claiming items from the queue that ends on numberOfItems() == 0, which never happens because one of the queue items is stuck and cannot be ...
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How To Get Item_id value in ProcessItem function

I developed a custom module which will process my items in queue. I have some custom table and custom action buttons to Process queue items. When i click on "Process Queue" button it will call the ...
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Exporting a View CSV during Cron

I'm working on a drupal 7 site and my client would like to have a certain view export as a CSV once a day into a folder. My initial thought was to tie this functionality to our cron schedule, but I'm ...
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Is it possible to invoke cron within a hook or route class?

I'm using the Deploy suite, which requires cron to be run after a deployment is created. However, when I try to execute \Drupal\Core\Cron::run(); from hook_entity_create() or from a route Class, it ...
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Using Ultimate cron to set a specific time to run a function of module, but it is not working as expected

I have set ultimate cron job time once a day but it works at every hour because another default site cron is running every hour. This code is working on production but not according to crontab time i....
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How can I delete a file in a cron job?

A custom module is creating a file in public:// folder, that should reside there only temporary. How can I delete this temporary file in a cron job?
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Should I use queue processing and poormans cron at the same time?

So for a drupal 7 site, I am using Ultimate Cron module to manage cron jobs. I'm using crontab to set the schedule. I am also using poormans cron launched by the serial launcher. However, on the ...
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Why are image styles only being generated during a cron run?

I've got a weird thing going where image styles are not being generated after uploading images (as media entities) Image styles are generated during a cron run. Is there a setting for this that I ...
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Feed importer and Elysia Cron not executing feed

I am using Feeds module with importer to create nodes. I have scheduled Elysia cron to run the feeds cron and job_scheduler_cron every 15 minutes. But currently it looks like the feeds cron is not ...
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Programmatically get the results of a view

Using the group module in D8, I have the below view with machine name: group_members_per_group Machine Name of: (Member account) User: Full Name is: field_user_full_name (Member account) User: ...
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Weekly Drupal cron task exiting unexpectedly, Drupal not reporting error

I have my doubts that this problem is actually caused by my Drupal configuration, but am wondering if anyone else has experienced a similar issue and how they went (or would go about) troubleshooting ...
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Drush command to run cron won't work in Crontab

I am attempting to run two Drush commands from my crontab: # m h dom mon dow command */2 * * * * drush -r /path -l https://www.domain.com/ cron */2 * * * * drush -r /path -l https://www.domain.com/...
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Finding nodes that have not been indexed

On a Drupal 8 website I'm administering the ratio of paged indexed by search_cron stays at a value far below 100%. New pages are indexed, but it looks as if updated pages are not indexed again. I ...
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Drupal website goes offline every 2 days for 15 minutes

We provide hosting services (Dedicated Server) to a client whose website is based on drupal. This month, his website goes offline for 15 minutes every 2 days. We already have monitoring tools (i.e ...
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drupal_http_request as authenticated user during cron

I have a rule set up that runs during cron. Part of that rule is an action that is supposed to save a PDF (via Entity Print which only authenticated users can access) to my server. It works fine when ...
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module to test if e-mail is working

In D7 I'm trying to determine the best way to periodically check if e-mail is working. I'm looking for a way to create a workflow that, say, on cron would check the day of the month, if it's the day ...
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Schedule cron jobs using Ultimate Cron

In one of my modules I would like to create two different cron jobs to handle two different procedures. What I did was to use the Ultimate Cron module, and by implementing the cron api, to schedule ...
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Cannot get subscriptions to send out at correct intervals

I set up the "subscriptions" module and have set it so that all members of the page have access to a number of panels. One allows them to set the frequency of emails, one allows them to pick and ...
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Error: Cron has not run recently. But it did!

I have a site (hosted on Acquia) which always return an error about cron not running on the Status report page, but it actually runs regularly and it does all the task attached to it. Cron is running ...
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Trigger cron internally using PHP

The server my site is on cannot use curl, wget or lynx to call the external cron address (eg http://example.com/cron/cron_key) Is it possible to use php to 'run' the cron from inside the server. I'...
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How can I automate the “Clear Cache” everyday?

Currently we have to clear it manually everyday logging in to admin console and browsing to Home->Administration->Configuration->Development->Performance Is there way we can automate this job in ...
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Jobs falling behind in Ultimate Cron, but none take very long to run

I have a total of 15 cron jobs set up in Ultimate Cron. 14 of them are set to run every 15 minutes, and 15th runs once a week. The longest of the 14 takes 22 seconds to complete. They are only ...
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Ensure that all Cron jobs work correctly

I have a Mobile APP with a Drupal 8 admin backend and I have almost 20 cron jobs running at least 15 times on the day. I'm using Ultimate Cron and Advanced queue modules for handling this. I know that ...
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How to re-index nodes using search API?

On exploring search_api.module file, there mentioned few hooks.Is there any practical demonstration how to use search_api_index_reindex hook? Basically I'm trying to re-index nodes, after executing ...
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How to run the cron within specified timebound only?

I have a requirement which needs to be done via cron. Some of the jobs should run only in time frame of 9AM-7PM everyday. So how I can schedule a cron for this type of requirements in the crontab.I ...
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Nodes not get indexed after running manual cron

I'm experiencing some unexpected behavior of cron. I have used search_api module, that should index all nodes. Automatic cron is set to 1 hour. So after every hour, cron will run automatically. So, ...
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run drupal console command from linux cron

I have created a .sh file which runs a drupal console command via bash. I have tried to run this script in linux cron and all other commands work with exception to the drupal console command. How ...
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Why is this property of the Cron service initialized in this manner?

I wish someone could help me understand this code statement found on the core cRON service (\Drupal\Core\Cron), especially in the constructor method for this class. public function __construct(...
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How to execute the code at certain time without relying on Cron

I have a custom entity with a timestamp field which can be populated by the user. At these specific "times" I have to "react" and update(execute some code) on some other entities related to this time....
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Ubuntu crontab is not triggering when site is in maintenance mode and also revert to online

I am using the Ultimate cron module and I have set the main Drupal cron task in crontab to run every 5 minutes. I have put my site in maintenance mode. Drupal cron tasks are not running when site is ...
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Cron drupal 8 for my module? [closed]

I am doing a module in drupal 8, I would like to know how to execute a function automatically every month. I think it's done with Cron, but I only get to do it every week. as I edit it from my ...
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How do I set up Search API index as cron task?

From what I've read in Search API's settings, it sounds like pages should be indexing when cron is ran. This doesn't seem to be the case, but perhaps my logic is flawed. I help manage a blog/news ...
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Get Authenticated User ID in Hook Cron?

I have been trying to get the current authenticated user ID in Hook_cron() function. But Its showing only the anonymous user, though the current user is an authenticated user. How Could I get the ...
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What is the relationship between hook_cron() and hook_cron_queue_info()?

Some modules (e.g. Feeds, Rules Scheduler, Revision Scheduler) implement both hook_cron() and hook_cron_queue_info(). When used with Ultimate Cron and the Enable cron queue processing setting enabled, ...
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Exception in worker callback prevents queue item from being removed

I have created a Drupal 7 module that utilizes hook_cron() and hook_cron_queue_info() to process some data, as well as use the module Ultimate Cron to handle scheduling when each runs. hook_cron() is ...
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Running a Script with Job Scheduler API

I am trying to use the Job Scheduler Module's API to automatically run a script every 6 hours but I'm having problems getting it working. This is the code: function jobbank_cron_job_scheduler_info() ...
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How to implement a cron job for every minute and every 5 minutes?

In D8 I programmed hook_cron. I tested it several times but I cannot see any log in the watchlog. The name of the module is nncbt. The code is placed in nncbt.module. Any suggestions what I should ...
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Running a PHP script with Elysia CRON

I want to automatically run a PHP script every 3 hours or so. The script is pretty heavy. It pulls XML data from another website then encodes it into a JSON file to be imported by feeds. The ...
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Why running cron tasks would hit a REST service endpoint?

I can't run cron jobs from a single module or from core anymore. Somehow Drush hits a REST service endpoint. I have configured some service endpoints for views, but why would cron jobs hit that? I ...

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