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How to Setup Cron Job in App Platform using laravel

I am still new in App platform and was wondering how to set up crons job using Laravel Task Scheduler


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Following the article, another container is created, so the comand ‘php artisan schedule:run’ will run on cron container and not on Laravel container. When running cron with Laravel applications the cron must be on the same container of application. I don’t know how to install customizable apps working with DigitalOcean Apps, where we can install the cron manualy. Any new notices about it I thanks.

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April 15, 2023

Hello @buzz34

You can check our article on How To Setup a Job Scheduler on the DigitalOcean App Platform

https://docs.digitalocean.com/developer-center/how-to-setup-a-job-scheduler-on-digitalocean-app-platform/

You can then define this cron job that will call the Laravel command scheduler every minute. Then, Laravel evaluates your scheduled tasks and runs the tasks that are due.

  1. * * * * * cd /path-to-your-project && php artisan schedule:run >> /dev/null 2>&1

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