Manage the Scheduler

Administrators can use the Scheduler to schedule tasks that you want to run one or multiple times. Scheduling is especially useful for recurring tasks, so that you do not have to repeat them manually. To manage scheduled tasks, Click Administration, Tools, Scheduler. You can:
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Administrators can use the Scheduler to schedule tasks that you want to run one or multiple times. Scheduling is especially useful for recurring tasks, so that you do not have to repeat them manually. To manage scheduled tasks, Click Administration, Tools, Scheduler. You can:
  • View the list of scheduled tasks.
  • Add or edit a scheduled task.
  • Delete a scheduled task.
  • View Scheduler-related system alerts.
For optimum scheduling capabilities, use CA Process Automation to schedule tasks. For more information, see the CA Process Automation documentation.
Follow these steps:
  1. Click Administration, Tools, Scheduler.
  2. Click the Add button and create a scheduled task.
  3. Complete the fields and click OK.
    The following options for the
    Category
    field require explanation:
    • Valid Until
      Specifies the date when the scheduled task stops running. If this field left blank, the scheduled task continues to run indefinitely.
    • Action Type
      Depending on the Action Type, other fields appear to help further define the action.
      • Execute Command Line
        Specifies a command that runs on the server.
      • Execute Scheduler Plugin
        Specifies an option for system use
        only.
        If you have scheduled data mediation tasks, you can view this option.
      • Missed Actions
        Specifies the action to perform when a scheduled task cannot run, as follows:
        • Ignore
          skips all missed scheduled tasks.
        • System Alert
          posts a system alert when a scheduled task is missed.
        • Execute All
          runs all missed scheduled tasks as soon as possible.