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Cron (Scheduled Tasks)

Cron (Scheduled Tasks)

Cron Group: Index

Field Scope Description
Generate Schedules Every Store View Determines the frequency in minutes, that schedules are generated.
Schedule Ahead for Store View Determines the number of minutes in advance that schedules are generated.
Missed if Not Run Within Store View Determines the number of minutes before a cron job that hasn’t yet executed is marked as missed.
History Cleanup Every Store View Determines the number of minutes that pass before the cron history is cleaned.
Success History Lifetime Store View Determines the number of minutes that the record of successfully completed cron jobs are kept in the database.
Failure History Lifetime Store View Determines the number of minutes that the record of failed cron jobs are kept in the database.
Use Separate Process Store View Determines if cron jobs are executed in parallel as separate processes. Options: Yes / No

Cron Group: Default

Field Scope Description
Generate Schedules Every Store View Determines the frequency in minutes, that schedules are generated.
Schedule Ahead for Store View Determines the number of minutes in advance that schedules are generated.
Missed if Not Run Within Store View Determines the number of minutes before a cron job that hasn’t yet executed is marked as missed.
History Cleanup Every Store View Determines the number of minutes that pass before the cron history is cleaned.
Success History Lifetime Store View Determines the number of minutes that the record of successfully completed cron jobs are kept in the database.
Failure History Lifetime Store View Determines the number of minutes that the record of failed cron jobs are kept in the database.
Use Separate Process Store View Determines if cron jobs are executed in parallel as separate processes. Options: Yes / No

Mail Sending Settings

Mail Sending Settings

Security Notice! We recommend that all merchants immediately set their mail sending configuration to protect against a recently identified potential remote code execution exploit. Until this issue is resolved, we highly recommend that you avoid using Sendmail for email communications.  In the Mail Sending Settings, make sure that Set Return Path is set to “No”. To learn more, see the Magento Security Center posting.

Field Scope Description
Disable Email Communications Store View Determines if email communications are activated for the store. Options: Yes / No
Host Store View (For Windows server only) Determines the name that is used to refer to the host . Default value: localhost
Port (25) Store View (For Windows server only) Identifies the port used for email communications. Default value: 25
Set Return-Path Global Determines if a routing address is used for returned emails. Options: No (Recommended Security Measure) / Yes / Specified
Return-Path Email Global Specifies the routing email address for returned emails.

Currency

Currency

Field Scope Description
Installed Currencies Global Indicates the currencies that are currently available to the Magento installation. Options include all available currencies, with installed currencies selected.

Notifications

Notifications

Field Scope Description
Use HTTPS to Get Feed Global Determines if Admin notifications are delivered over a secure channel. Options: Yes / No
Update Frequency Global Determines the frequency of Admin message updates. Options: 1 Hour, 2 Hours, 6 Hours, 12 Hours, 24 Hours
Last Update Store View Indicates the date and time of the last message update.

Scheduled Backup Settings

Scheduled Backup Settings

Disabled feature: Magento backup is disabled by default. Enabling this function may require developer assistance. See the following Magento DevDocs topic to enable backups: Back up and roll back the file system, media, and database.

Deprecation Notice! Magento backup features are deprecated as of v2.3.0. We recommend that all merchants investigate additional backup technologies and binary backup tools (such as Percona XtraBackup).

Field Scope Description
Enable Scheduled Backup Global Determines if the Magento installation is automatically backed up on a regular schedule. Options: Yes / No
Backup Type Global Determines the elements of the Magento installation that are included in the backup. Options: Database, Database and Media, System, System (excluding Media)
Start Time Global Specifies the hour, minute, and second that the scheduled backup begins.
Frequency Global Determines how often the schedule backup takes place. Options: Daily, Weekly, Monthly
Maintenance Mode Global Determines if store is put in Maintenance Mode during the scheduled backup. Options: Yes / No

Full Page Cache

Full Page Cache

Varnish Configuration

Caching application Built-in Application - Not recommended for production environment. Varnish Caching - Recommended for production environment.

Field Scope Description  
Caching Application Global Determines the application that is used to manage the full-page cache. Options:
Built-in Application - Not recommended for production environment.
Varnish Caching - Recommended for production environment.
 
TTL for public content Global Determines the lifetime of the public content cache in seconds. Default value: 120  
Varnish Configuration     xs
Access list Global Specifies the IP addresses that can purge the Varnish configuration to generate a config file. Separate multiple entries with a comma. Default value: localhost  
Backend host Global Specifies the backend host that generates config files. Default value: localhost  
Backend port Global Specifies the backend port that is used to generate config files. Default value: 8080  
Export Configuration      
Export VCL for Varnish 3 Global Exports the varnish.vcl file for version 3.  
Export VCL for Varnish 4 Global Exports the varnish.vcl file for version 4.  

Storage Configuration for Media

Storage Configuration for Media - File System

Field Scope Description
Media Storage Global Determines the method used to store media files. Default setting: File System
Environment Update Time Global Determines the frequency of the media file environment updates in seconds. Default value: 3600

Storage Configuration for Media - Database

Field Scope Description
Media Storage Global Specifies database as the method used to store media files.
Select Media Database Global Identifies the name of the database used for media storage. Default setting: default_setup.
Synchronize   Synchronizes the transfer of all media to the specified database location.
Environment Update Time Global Determines the frequency of the media file environment updates in seconds. Default value: 3600

Image Upload Configuration

Image Upload Configuration

Field Scope Description
Quality Global Determines the JPG quality for the resized image. Lower quality reduces the file size. We recommend 80-90% to help reduce file size with high quality.Default: 80
Enable Frontend Resize Global Enable to allow Magento to resize large, oversized images you may upload for the Product Details Page. Magento resizing the image files using JavaScript prior to uploading the file. When the image is resized, it keeps the exact proportions, meeting and not exceeding the largest size for Maximum Width or Maximum Height. Default: Yes
Maximum Width Global Determines the maximum pixel width for the image. When the image is resized, it does not exceed this width. Default: 1920
Maximum Height Global Determines the maximum pixel height for the image. When the image is resized, it does not exceed this height. Default: 1200