The goal of the GLPI cron

GLPI has automatic actions like optimize database, alerts on end of contracts … The plugin FusionInventory has own automatic actions like the taskscheduler used to prepare the tasks.

That’s why, these actions must run often.

How to run the GLPI cron?

It’s not complex, you need create a cron on your operating system run the GLPI cron.

For Linux, add in crontab:

* * * * * /usr/bin/php5 /var/www/glpi/front/cron.php &>/dev/null

For windows, create in Task Scheduler all 1 or 5 minutes:

"c:\path\to\php.exe c:\path\to\glpi\front\cron.php"