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Sites only Syncing once per day

Child sites are not syncing to the mainwp dashboard site except for once a day. What am I doing wrong?

MainWP Settings: Automatic daily sync time: 1:00
MainWP Settings: Daily Update frequency: Twelve times per day
MainWP Cron Schedule shows mainwp_cronupdatescheck_action has never run but WP: Cron Logs shows that mainwp_cronupdatescheck_action is running every minute.

Here is a screen shot of the MainWP: Sites which shows last sync on April 24, 2020 12:51 am and its currently April 24, 2020 8:45 am.

MainWP Sites

System Report


### Server Info                    Required                                               Detected                                     Status   ###

MainWP Dashboard                   
MainWP Dashboard Version           4.0.7.2                                                4.0.7.2                                      Pass        
MainWP Upload Directory            Writable                                               Writable                                     Pass        
MainWP Extensions                  
No installed extensions            
WordPress                          
WordPress Version                  >=3.6                                                  5.4                                          Pass        
WordPress Memory Limit             >=64M                                                  256M                                         Pass        
MultiSite Disabled                 =true                                                  true                                         Pass        
FileSystem Method                  = direct                                               direct                                       Pass        
PHP                                
PHP Version                        >=5.6                                                  7.2.30                                       Pass        
PHP Safe Mode Disabled             =true                                                  true                                         Pass        
PHP Max Execution Time             >=30 seconds                                           30                                           Pass        
PHP Max Input Time                 >=30 seconds                                           60                                           Pass        
PHP Memory Limit                   >=128M                                                 256M                                         Pass        
PCRE Backtracking Limit            >=10000                                                1000000                                      Pass        
PHP Upload Max Filesize            >=2M                                                   32M                                          Pass        
PHP Post Max Size                  >=2M                                                   32M                                          Pass        
SSL Extension Enabled              =true                                                  true                                         Pass        
SSL Warnings                       = empty                                                                                             Pass        
cURL Extension Enabled             =true                                                  true                                         Pass        
cURL Timeout                       >=300 seconds                                          300                                          Pass        
cURL Version                       >=7.18.1                                               7.69.1                                       Pass        
cURL SSL Version                   >=OpenSSL/0.9.8l                                       OpenSSL/1.1.1g                               Pass        
PHP Allow URL fopen                NO                                                     
PHP Exif Support                   YES ( V7.2.)                                           
PHP IPTC Support                   YES                                                    
PHP XML Support                    YES                                                    
PHP Disabled Functions             exec,  passthru,  phpinfo,  popen,  proc_open,  shell_exec,  system, show_source,
PHP Loaded Extensions              Core, PDO, Phar, Reflection, SPL, SimpleXML, SourceGuardian, Zend OPcache, bcmath, calendar, cgi-fcgi, ctype, curl, date, dom, exif, fileinfo, filter, ftp, gd, gettext, hash, iconv, imap, intl, ionCube Loader, json, libxml, mbstring, memcache, memcached, mysqli, mysqlnd, openssl, pcntl, pcre, pdo_mysql, pdo_sqlite, posix, pspell, readline, session, soap, sockets, sqlite3, standard, tidy, tokenizer, wddx, xml, xmlreader, xmlrpc, xmlwriter, xsl, zip, zlib
MySQL                              
MySQL Version                      >=5.0                                                  10.2.31-MariaDB                              Pass        
MySQL Mode                         NOT SET                                                
MySQL Client Encoding              utf8                                                   
Server Info                        
Server Software                    Apache                                                 
Operating System                   Linux                                                  
Architecture                       64 bit                                                 
Server Protocol                    HTTP/2.0                                               
HTTPS                              ON - on                                                
Server self connect                Response Test O.K.                                     
User Agent                         Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/81.0.4044.122 Safari/537.36
Gateway Interface                  CGI/1.1                                                
Memory Usage                       8.6 MB                                                 
Request Time                       1587736830                                             
Accept Content                     text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,image/apng,*/*;q=0.8,application/signed-exchange;v=b3;q=0.9
Accept-Charset Content             N/A                                                    
MainWP Settings                    
Number Of Child Sites              10                                                     
Use WP-Cron                        Yes                                                    
Optimize for Shared Hosting or Big NetworksNo                                                     
Automatic Daily Update             Install trusted updates                                
Abandoned Plugins/Themes Tolerance 365                                                    
Maximum number of posts to return                                                         
Maximum number of pages to return                                                         
Primary Backup System              Default MainWP Backups                                 
Maximum simultaneous requests      4                                                      
Minimum delay between requests     200                                                    
Maximum simultaneous requests per ip1                                                      
Minimum delay between requests to the same ip1000                                                   
Maximum simultaneous sync requests                                                        
Minimum simultaneous install/update requests                                                       
Active Plugins                     
Cron Logger                        1.0.3                                                  Active                                       
iThemes Security Pro               6.5.5                                                  Active                                       
MainWP Dashboard                   4.0.7.2                                                Active                                       
WP Crontrol                        1.8.1                                                  Active                                       

Here is some additional information. On the MainWP -> Sites page it indicates that the last sync was April 27, 2020 12:53 am but on the MainWP -> Overview page it says “Last successfully completed synchronization: April 27, 2020 5:06 pm”

MainWP will sync to your Child Sites at the same time Daily( Once Per Day ) at the time you have set above - 1:00AM
You are setting the Daily Update frequency to “Twelve times per day” this is not “Sync Twelve Times Per day”

If you need custom Cron jobs or times I suggest that you forgo using
WP_Cron and use your host’s cron system instead. Here is an article to hep you with this transition: https://mainwp.com/help/docs/scheduled-events-not-occurring/

There sounds like you may be having wp_cron issues. You you would like us to take a look please feel free to open a Private Support ticket over on our website instead of here. MainWP.com/support.

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