How works a CRON task?

How a CRON task synchronization works for eBay 2

– the CRON task starts automatically and synchronize the latest added products
– The CRON task automatically restarts every X minutes according to your configuration, allowing synchronization for every 500 tasks until all tasks have been completed.
– If a CRON task doesn’t finish the tasks assigned to it, they will be reassigned to another cron 40 minutes later.

What is a CRON task?

Here is the Wikipedia definition of a CRON task.

Setting up aCRON task

The installation of a CRON task is done on your server administration panel. It can be configured by you or your host. We recommend planning it every 30 minutes.