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Replied to Horizon Doesn't Read Jobs From Redis

Hi, thanks for the follow up. I actually have the php artisan horizon command running, but the dashboard still shows 0 jobs.

I subsequently installed Horizon within the business' Laravel project (ie the project that actually dispatches the jobs e.g. emails), and it works. I see the queue stats.

I think I misunderstood the docs and thought Horizon was just a queue monitor that I could install in its own project and see the status of queues from multiple servers. So can you confirm if Horizon would only work when installed within the Laravel project that dispatches the jobs?

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Started a new Conversation Horizon Doesn't Read Jobs From Redis

I need some guidance please. I've read all the Horizon-related questions but I still can't pinpoint the source of my issue.

I have Horizon installed on one server, redis-server on another and another Laravel project for my users on a third server.

The Horizon dashboard is active. In my current setup I didn't setup supervisor as yet, but I do have the horizon worker running.

On the Horizon project, my horizon.php:

'environments' => [
        'production' => [
            'supervisor-1' => [
                'connection' => 'redis',
                'queue' => ['default', 'prods'],
                'balance' => 'simple',
                'processes' => 10,
                'tries' => 1,

        'local' => [
            'supervisor-1' => [
                'connection' => 'redis',
                'queue' => ['default', 'tests'],
                'balance' => 'simple',
                'processes' => 3,
                'tries' => 1,
    ], queue.php contains:

'redis' => [
            'driver' => 'redis',
            'connection' => 'default',
            'queue' => env('REDIS_QUEUE', 'default'),
            'retry_after' => 90,
            'block_for' => null,

and the .env has


In my other Laravel app from where the jobs are dispatched, the queue.php and .env contain the same snippets as above. In this app, I have the queue worker running as

php artisan queue:work redis

However, the Horizon dashboard always shows 0 jobs.

I'd be happy to share any other details if anyone is able to point me in at least a general direction.