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Is my CRON running properly


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15 December 2012, 0:48

We've set-up the cron for our Mahara site and we're receiving new feedback notifications, forum post alerts and RSS feeds are updating properly.

However under Site Admin the cron status reads 'Cron is not running'.

Below is an extract from our error log, which looks normal to me. 

I'm thinking the cron status is wrong as everything seems to be running ok.

We're running Mahara 1.5.3

Can any-one confirm this is a normal cron error log please?

[Fri Dec 14 11:12:01 2012] [error] [client xxx.xxx.x.xxx] [INF] 7b (lib/cron.php:46) ---------- cron running Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:12:01 +0000 ----------

[Fri Dec 14 11:12:01 2012] [error] [client xxx.xxx.x.xxx] [INF] 7b (lib/cron.php:153) Running core cron rebuild_artefact_parent_cache_dirty

[Fri Dec 14 11:12:01 2012] [error] [client xxx.xxx.x.xxx] [INF] 7b (lib/cron.php:517) Skipping long-running cron job core_cron_site_data_daily

(Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:04:01 +0000).[Fri Dec 14 11:12:01 2012] [error] [client xxx.xxx.x.xxx] [INF] 7b (lib/cron.php:184) ---------- cron finished Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:12:01 +0000 ----------

Kristina Hoeppner's profile picture
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16 December 2012, 20:00

Hello Mike,

When it says "Cron is not running" it can also mean that certain parts of cron are not running. It doesn't mean that your entire cron doesn't run. I'm afraid though that I can't tell you which cron jobs you are missing. My guess would be the line about skipping a long-running cron job.

Cheers

Kristina

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