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Magento 2 Cron Job helps to manage system jobs effectively using cron.

Compatibility: Open Source Edition:2.1.x - 2.2.x. Commerce Edition:2.1.x - 2.2.x.

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Installing Cron Job

To install the Create Cron Job extension for Magento 2 by NEKLO follow the steps below:


1. Unpack the zip file provided into the root folder of your Magento 2 installation.

2. From a command line run:

bin/magento module:enable Neklo_Core

bin/magento module:enable Neklo_Scheduler

bin/magento setup:upgrade

bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Introducing Cron Scheduler

To enable the extension go to Stores > Settings > Configuration > Neklo tab > Cron Scheduler > General Settings.


Module Configuration

General Settings

  1. Enable the module.
  2. Limit job runtime.
  3. Specify cron syntax.
  4. Define the number of jobs to keep simultaneously.


Error Notification Settings

The Error Notification Settings you can find here: Stores > Settings > Configuration > Neklo tab > Cron Scheduler > General Settings.
  1. Decide on the email recipeint and email sender.

  2. Choose the error email template.

Log Settings

Buffer the job output in Stores > Settings > Configuration > Neklo tab > Cron Scheduler > Log Settings.

Job Schedule

To see all the scheduled jobs, their status, and the time of performing go to System > Cron Management > Scheduled Jobs.

  1. ID and Job Code are the main jobs identifiers.
  2. Scheduled means the date when the job is planned to be performed.
  3. Created means the date of creation of this job.
  4. Executed and Finished display the time of start and end of the job.
  5. Message appears if there were some issues during the execution.
  6. Status means the present condition of the job.
  7. Action allows you to Edit the characteristics of the job or Delete it.

Job List

To see the list of all jobs go to System > Cron Management > Job List.

  1. Job Class is the class where the job is located.
  2. Class Method is the method that interacts with this class.
  3. Schedule means how often the job will be performed.
  4. Config is the path from where the job will get the Schedule data if not set otherwise.
  5. Group is the way how the jobs are grouped
  6. Enable shows the present status of the job
  7. Action gives a list of activities to perform with a job: Edit, Run Job, or Schedule Job.

Job Timeline

In order to see when and for how long the jobs were performed go to System > Cron Management > Job Timeline.

  1. To open the filters field press Show/Hide. There you will be able to display the jobs according to the date of their Schedule, Execution, or Creation. You can also choose the jobs that will be visible here.
  2. Press Clear to reset the filters. Below this you will see a big diagram with the data on all the jobs.
    1. On the top line you will see all the dates.
    2. On the left you will see the list of the jobs


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