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Daemon to run tasks scheduled cron written in php, works similar to crontab.

2.0.0 2015-05-29 11:08 UTC

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Symfony PHPCron

This package can run scheduled tasks defined in a crontab file.

It can parse a file in the crontab format that defines the times and the command lines strings of programs that are scheduled to run regularly.

The package can start parallel processes to run the scheduled tasks when time comes.


  • PHP version ~5.3.3.
  • Module installed "pcntl" and "posix".
  • All functions "pcntl" and "posix" removed from the directive "disable_functions".
  • Symfony Console ~2.6
  • Symfony Process ~2.6
  • Symfony FileSystem ~2.6
  • Symfony Finder ~2.6


  1. Install composer

  2. Follow in the project folder:

composer require dmamontov/symfony-phpcron ~2.0.0

In config composer.json your project will be added to the library dmamontov/symfony-phpcron, who settled in the folder vendor/. In the absence of a config file or folder with vendors they will be created.

If before your project is not used composer, connect the startup file vendors. To do this, enter the code in the project:

require 'path/to/vendor/autoload.php';

Valid parameters

  • execute [-f] [-d]
  • cancel [-f]
  • import
  • status
  • help

Example of work

require_once 'vendor/autoload.php';
use Slobel\PHPCron\Command\Application;

$cron = new Application();