Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source perform some operations on schedule by periodically running a script. You can control the execution and scheduling of Commerce cron jobs from the Admin. Store operations that run according to a cron schedule include, but are not limited to:
Commerce services must be installed in crontab to ensure that core components, and some third-party extensions, to function as expected. See the instructions in the Installation Guide for detailed information about installing services to crontab.
In addition, you can configure the following to run according to a cron schedule:
Make sure that the base URLs for the store are set correctly so that the URLs that are generated during cron operations are correct. For Adobe Commerce on cloud infrastructure, see Set up cron jobs in the Cloud for Adobe Commerce Guide. For on-premise, see Configure and run con in the Configuration Guide.
On the Admin sidebar, go to Stores > Settings > Configuration.
In the left panel, expand Advanced and choose System.
Expand the Cron section.
Complete the following settings for the Index and Default groups.
The settings are the same in each section.
10and the cron runs, cron jobs are scheduled for the next 10 minutes.
Successfulstatus remains in the database.
Errorstatus remains in the database.
When complete, click Save Config.