Cron Tutorials

How-to guides for creating and working with the system cron, its automation tasks, and related system configurations.

Automation Settings

WHMCS's automation settings determine when the system cron runs, whether to perform certain tasks, and the details for running each task.

Automation Status

After the system cron runs, task results, the number of generated items, and any failed items appear in the Automation Status list.

System Cron

When you set up your WHMCS installation, you must set up the system cron. The system cron controls all of WHMCS's automation.

Domain Sync Task

The domain sync task ensures an up-to-date next due date, expiry date, and status for pending and active domains.