Magento Recommends 3 type of cron are introduced in magento-2 as given below

but we do not need to configure all of them ,

1st cron command will work for reindexes indexers, send automated e-mails, generates the sitemap, and so on.

rest 2 cron commands are used by the Component Manager and System Upgrade.

To congfigiure CRON, edit crontab command line


add this line at the end of file


# this will run every minute
if you do not want every minute you can set every 5 min as given below:

How to run cron in Magento 2.0



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