How to Fix Magento's Readiness Check

Published on: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 5:13 pm EST
Vultr Apps

The readiness check that is done before upgrading or installing extensions is caused by two separate issues. One is that the cron tasks are either not setup or are in the wrong place. The second is that the PHP-FPM memory limit needs to be set very high or else Magento becomes unstable and will not print out detailed error messages.

To resolve the issue, save the following script on your server as "".


# Move the crontab to the right place
mv -f /var/spool/cron/nginx /var/spool/cron/crontabs/nginx

# Fix PHP memory limit
sed -i -e 's/php_admin_value\[memory_limit\] = 756M/php_admin_value\[memory_limit\] = 2G/' 

# Restart PHP-FPM
systemctl restart php7.0-fpm.service

Run the script.

chmod +x; ./

After this has finished running, wait a minute for the cron script to run and then initiate a new readiness check.

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