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    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x

    Akeneo CRON Scheduler


    With the help of this module, you will have UI option for easily creating CRON jobs in Akeneo. Akeneo CRON Scheduler allows CRON jobs for daily, weekly, monthly basis. Akeneo CRON job automates your import /export process in Akeneo. You can enable custom cron by which you can add your custom cron time for the job. You can set the CRON scheduler and it will run automatically.

    Please Note:– Akeneo CRON Scheduler is compatible with Community Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Cloud (PaaS/Flexibility) Edition of Akeneo.

    Basic Requirement

    • This module works with Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x. Download Akeneo from here


    • Schedule your CRON job at the base of daily, hourly weekly and monthly.
    • The UI based CRON job, perform delete, status change operations on CRON jobs.
    • You can add your custom cron time for the job by enabling the Check Custom Cron.
    • Export/Import job will be added into user process tracker.
    • You can automate the process with the help of Akeneo CRON job.
    • Export products with the help of CRON job to different e-commerce channel.
    • You can set a CRON scheduler for any e-commerce channel.

    Video Tutorial

    Check out the following video tutorial below:

    How to create CRON Scheduling in Akeneo?


    Installing Module

    Please follow these steps for installing Akeneo CRON scheduler module in your Akeneo PIM platform.

      • Unzip the respective extension zip and then merge “src” folder into the Akeneo project root directory.
      • Goto app/AppKernel.php and add the following line in function registerProjectBundles()

      • Goto app/config/routing.yml and add these lines at top of the file

      • You have to navigate first to Akeneo installation directory (Ex: cd /opt/bitnami/apps/akeneo/htdocs). After SSH, you have to run the command to your Akeneo server by the terminal.

    • You have to restart your web server like Apache, Nginx. Run the command for Apache web server.

    • If you are using php-fpm. Then you need to restart the php-fpm services.

    Common Issues After Installation

    It might happen that even after proper installation, upon opening your Akeneo admin dashboard, you see a loading screen. In that case, do check for the following solution:

    • Webpack Installation: If you get the below error It means that web pack is not installed in your system. Run the following command
    • Module routing.yml is not configured properly. Re-check the routing.yml file as mentioned in the 3rd step of Module Installation
    • Clear your browser cache.

    Set up  Your Job Schedule

    After successfully installing the module in Akeneo, you need to set up the Akeneo CRON Scheduling in Akeneo. Please log into Akeneo and follow Schedule Cron – >Create Schedule. Here you have to fill the details.

    • Cron Name – You have to enter your CRON job profile name. You can enter any job profile name according to your choice.
    • Check Custom Cron – You have to enable this to add your custom cron time for the job.

    • Interval Day – You can select interval day by which you can schedule your CRON job as  Minute, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Hourly.

    • Interval Time – You can select interval time according to your interval day like if you select the interval day as Weekly then it shows the days name.
    • Job Profile Name – You can see your all made job profile name you can choose the job profile name for exporting the product to the different channel.
    • Job Schedule Time – You will find two options you can select one of them according to your choice.
      Export/Import using job Queue: If you choose this as job type you can run jobs as many as you want in parallel. It will not wait for the response of the job it runs the job in parallel.

      Export/Import as Normal Job: If you choose this as a job type then one job will run at a time any other job will not until you will not get any response.

    Here you have to fill all the details to schedule a CRON job.

    After filling the details you have to click on the save button. If you disable the custom cron then the default values will be selected for Intervals and jobs.The Cron schedule will be updated. You can also activate and deactivate the Akeneo CRON Scheduler.

    Create Product In Akeneo

    To create a product in Akeneo, go to navigate to Products and click Create button. Now, you need to choose product type – as Product or Product Model.

    Product – Select this type for creating simple and virtual products.

    Product Model – Select this type for creating a configurable product with variations.

    Now enter the required SKU, choose a family, and click the Save button.

    Product Family – A family is a set of attributes that will be the same for all products belonging to a family. The product family represents products type, imposes product information structure and defines the list of attributes for a product that it belongs.

    Product List

    After creating the product in Akeneo you can check the product list. You will found all the product list created by you or exported from any channel.

    Schedule a CRON Export/Import job in Akeneo

    You have to make a CRON job for your product, category, attribute in Akeneo. You can perform import/export with scheduling of a CRON job.

    You can schedule a CRON export job in Akeneo. You can export/import the product different e-commerce channel, Mobile, and Print Catalog. When you schedule an export profile it will run at that time.

    Execution Process:

    Wait for the execution process to complete. After the completion of the export job.

    After the successful running of the CRON job you can check details on Process tracker.


    For any issues related to this module, please create a support ticket at- Also, for any pre-sales queries or customization discussion, please drop an email to

    Current Product Version - Akeneo CRON Scheduler 1.0.6

    Supported Framework Version - Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x

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