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Each task is made up of its definition and scheduler. You can schedule a task to automatically run on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.

Tasks that are only to be manually operated do not have to be scheduled (the default).

Scheduling Daily Running of a Task

You can configure a scheduler to run a task at a set time every day, or at a specified frequency during the day – either throughout the day, beginning at a certain hour, ending at a certain hour, or in a specified time interval.

To schedule daily running of a task:
  1. In Set Frequency, select Daily.
    Parameters are displayed for setting the time(s) to run the task.
  2. Select one of the following two options:
    Repeat every – In the adjacent textbox, type the frequency of running the task and select the appropriate unit of time. For example, 2 Hours. Optionally, select the Start at checkbox to schedule running the task from a set hour, and in the dropdown list, select that hour. Optionally, select the Stop at checkbox to schedule running the task until a set hour, and in the dropdown list, select that hour.
    Daily at – Select the exact time (HH:MM:SS) of running the task every day.

Scheduling Weekly Running of a Task

You can configure a scheduler to run a task on set day(s) every week, and at a set time or frequency on those days.

To schedule weekly running of a task:
  1. In Set Frequency, select Weekly.
    Parameters are displayed for setting the day(s) of the week, and the time(s) on those days to run the task.
  2. Select the checkboxes of the days on which you want the task to automatically run.
  3. Define the time(s) to run the task during those days (see step 2 of the Scheduling Daily Running of a Task section).

Scheduling Monthly Running of a Task

You can configure a scheduler to run a task on specific months or every month, on a specific day on those months or every day of those specified months, and at specific hours or frequencies on those specified days.

To schedule monthly running of a task:
  1. In Set Frequency, select Monthly.
    Parameters are displayed for selecting the month(s), day of the month, and time(s) on those days to run the task.
  2. Select the checkboxes of the months on which you want the task to automatically run.
  3. In the dropdown list, select Every Day (the default) or a specific day of the month. 
  4. Define the time(s) to run the task during those days (see step 2 of the Scheduling Daily Running of a Task section).

Disabling Scheduling 

You can disable scheduling of a task. Such tasks will only be able to run when manually operated. 

To disable scheduling:
  • In Set Frequency, select Never.

 

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