Cron (Scheduled Tasks)

Magento performs some operations on schedule by periodically running a script. You can control the execution and scheduling of Magento cron jobs from the Admin of your store. Store operations that run according to a cron schedule include: Email (Transactional and any other email sent from the store.) Catalog Price Rules Newsletters Google Sitemap Generation Customer Alerts and Notifications Currency …


System Log Cleaning

System logs can be scheduled to be cleaned automatically as a Cron job. The configuration determines the number of days that system logs are kept on the server, how frequently the logs are cleaned, and who is notified if an error occurs. To scheule system log cleaning: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel …


System Log

The System Log activate system logs, and determine the name of the system and exception log files. To configure system logs: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left under Advanced, select Developer. 2. Click to expand the Log Settings section. Then, do the following: a. Set Enabled to “Yes.” b. In the …



The compiler is disabled by default. The first time you run the compiler, the status changes to “Enabled.” A summary of the compilation state appears at the top, and includes the status of the compiler and state of the compilation, the number of files compiled, and the number of compiled scopes. To run the compiler: 1. On the Admin menu, …


Step 11: Gracefully Restart the Server

The final step is to restart the server to flush any remaining caches, such as the APC and/or Zend OpCache. The following steps show how to gracefully restart the server without disrupting pages from being served, or causing loss of data. 1. If your server has a control panel such as c Panel, look for the option to gracefully reboot …


Step 10: Recompile the Store (Only if compiled)

If your store is compiled, you must recompile to incorporate the patch. If your store isn’t compiled, you can skip this step. 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Tools > Compilation. 2. Click the Run Compilation Process button.


Step 7: A Little Housekeeping (Optional)

To remove the backup folder and patch files from your server, enter the following commands: cd .. ls -l rm -rf backup rm rm ls -l


Step 6: Install the Patch to Your Store

1. From your magento folder, enter the appropriate command to install the patch, and press Enter. To avoid typos, copy the name of the patch file from your Downloads folder and paste it into Notepad. Complete the required command syntax, and copy it to the clipboard. Then, press the mouse button to paste it into the command line. sh …