Magento Cron is not run on windows

by wuang li   Last Updated March 20, 2016 08:03 AM - source

I want to run the cron job on magento, but the cron events are not appeared. This is my etc/config.xml file.

                <cron_expr>*/1 * * * *</cron_expr>

And I define the cron event ovserver function.

class Imagerecycle_Imagerecycle_Model_Observer {

  public function cronexec($observer){

    // do something


And to run the cron I use such a command line at the command prompt.

D:\work\magento>schtasks /create /sc minute /mo 1 /tn "my cron" /tr "php -f d:\w

So the cron.php is called every 1 minutes.
But my cronexec() function are not working. So I installed the AOE-scheduler extension and reviewed the information. There was my cron function correctly. By the way there is a message 'there is no heartbeat work now'. I guess there is no error on my php program. Only the magento cron cannot run on the windows 7. Is is right? Please help me.

Answers 1

Cron Setup looks fine. You can also just run cron.php from browsers as


Resource Magento Basic Cron Job Module setup

Akhil Gupta
Akhil Gupta
March 24, 2016 07:19 AM

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