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Upgraded from 4.6.11 to 4.7.1 and now this this error when running /wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/bin/cron.php

Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Function "is_admin()" is missing, even though WordPress is the user framework.' in /home/xxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/CRM/Utils/System/Base.php:261 Stack trace: #0 /home/xxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/CRM/Utils/System.php(219): CRM_Utils_System_Base->theme('PEAR_Error('DB Error: insuf...', -26, 16, Array, ' [nativecode=10...') #5 /home/xxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/packages/PEAR.php(564): DB_Error->DB_Error(-26, 16, Array, ' [nativec in /home/xxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/CRM/Utils/System/Base.php on line 261

  • How are you running this? Utilizing the run manually page, I'm able to run the jobs without issue. However, curl and wget are failing with username/password errors and/or key errors, while php is complaining of deprecated # comment marks, that need to be re-written to ;. – G H Feb 4 '16 at 17:08
  • I got this same error in Joomla 3.4.8. Upon clearing caches and reset paths, now completely broken. Blank pages. – BruceW Feb 5 '16 at 2:21
  • Running a script with this command: /usr/local/bin/php /home/xxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/bin/cli.php -u mysqluser -p mysqlpass -e Job -a execute i think the primary error is "DB Error: Insufficient Permissions" - however, i can log into MySql with the same credentials manually without any problem. – Eric Rogers Mar 20 '16 at 23:03
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On a WordPress site with CiviCRM 4.6.10 I had the same problem but switching from the "URL" to the "CLI" method of executing cron fixed the problem.

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An issue has been filed for this in the CiviCRM bug tracker.

See https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-18514

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I see from the above that you are using the php cli method. The credentials that it is looking for is a CMS User (WordPress) with sufficient permissions in CiviCRM to run the jobs.

I just tested on 4.7.8 CiviCRM with WP 4.5.2 with the following syntax

/usr/local/php56/bin/php /home/user/htdocs/civicrm/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/bin/cli.php -u cronuser -p somepassword -e Job -a execute

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