Implementing cron for Magento 2

Table of ContentsSetting up the crontab ExamplesUsing the enhanced cron.sh wrapper Magento 2 does not come supplied with a cron.sh wrapper, and the default Magento cron documentation has some limitations, as it doesn't support email alerts or logging; and there are some edge cases that running the cron from the wider acc server may pose … Continue reading

Securely running cron tasks

Table of ContentsRunning custom tasks Examples Re Index every X hoursThe isolation of web server and access server in MageStack provides excellent security for your SSH/FTP (access) environment from that of the web. The automated element that connects the web server, to the access server is the Magento document root, specifically, the Magento cron. It … Continue reading

Using logrotate to manage Magento logs

Logrotate is a powerful utility built into Linux as standard and can make light work of rotating Magento logs to keep them small, it is also extremely easy to implement. Simple create a file in /etc/logrotate.d/magento-example.com with the following content (replacing example and example.com as necessary), /microcloud/domains/example/domains/example.com/www/var/log/*.log { daily rotate 7 missingok compress copytruncate notifempty … Continue reading

Implementing cron for Magento 1

Table of ContentsSetting up the crontab Using the whitelist/blacklist Examples Re Index every X hours Prune Redis every X hoursUsing the enhanced cron.sh wrapper The default Magento cron.sh wrapper has some limitations, as it doesn't support email alerts or logging; and there are some edge cases that running the cron from the wider acc server … Continue reading

Purging the Redis cache via CLI

Table of ContentsDefault instances To flush all databases To flush a single databaseUsing telnet, you can execute remote commands on the Redis daemon; being able to flush database by command line can be essential if your Magento access is somehow compromised. Default instances By default, there are 2 Redis instances, if you have installed Redis … Continue reading

Magento CLI Installer

Table of ContentsExamples 1.9.0.1 Download and install, with sample dataYou can use the mage-install utility to perform a completely automated Magento installation. mage-install.sh Usage: mage-install.sh -r [magento release] -l [hostname] -u [username] -p [password] -n [database name] ((-s) -e [email] -u [url]) Required -r [0-9.]+ Magento release (eg. 1.9.0.1) -l hostname Database server hostname (eg. … Continue reading