Module Scheduled jobs

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Scheduled Jobs
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The Scheduled Jobs Module is a core Dolibarr module. It is optional and part of the System group in module list.

The main purpose of the module is to manage the scheduled jobs (alias cron or chrono table)


This module is included with the Dolibarr distribution, so there is no need to install it.


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To use this module, you must first enable it using an administrator account, via the menu option "Home - Setup - Modules".

Choose the tab where the module is listed. Then click on "Activate".

The module is now activated.

If a cog icon appears Cog circle.svg at end of line of the module, click on it to access the setup page specific to the module.

Module Setup

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The only parameter that can be changed is the Security key used on the URL to launch cron jobs.

Below there is linked to :

External activation of the module

The module need to be externally activated each 5 minutes.

Depending on the environment where Dolibarr is running, the procedure to be followed is different.

Unix Environment

On Unix environment you should use the crontab entry to run the command line each 5 minutes

Windows Environment

On Windows, you have to create a new task in the Windows Task Scheduler.

  • General: don't forget to check "Run with maximum permissions".
  • Trigger: Choose according to the use of your PC
  • Action:

Select "Start a program". Then put in Program/Script: C:\wamp64\bin\php7.3.12\php.exe And in Add arguments: -f C:\wamp64\wwww\dolibarr\scripts\cron\cron_run_jobs.php xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx admin

With 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' is the security key that you will find in the parameters of the scheduled jobs module, and 'admin' is the name of your session.

The path indicated may be different depending on the installation and software version. This task will execute a command in windows to execute the php, then launch the planned work in progress of dolibarr

Manage the Scheduled jobs

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In Home - Admin tools - Scheduled jobs you will find the list of active jobs and the last activation time.

You can also create new jobs.