Task Scheduler

Screen Description

The Task Scheduler page can be used to schedule periodic execution of the existing Scripts within the current academic session.

Details

Each task has the following properties

  • Name
    • Task name
  • Owner
    • Administrative user who created the task
  • Script
    • Script to be periodically executed
  • Parameters
    • Script parameters (depending on the script)
  • Dates
    • Dates when the script is to be executed
  • Time
    • Start time
  • Status
    • Created ... a task execution has been created and is scheduled to be executed
    • Queued ... a task execution is queued for the execution (only one script can be running at a time)
    • Running ... a task execution is being executed
    • Finished ... a task execution has finished
    • Failed ... a task execution has failed
More details can be seen when clicking on a task, including the log and output files for the executions that have already finished. This will show the Task Details page.

It is possible to roll scheduled tasks from one academic session to the next using the Roll Forward Session page. The dates are relative to the academic session start date.

Operations

  • Add New
    • Create a new task. When clicked, an Add Task dialog is shown where a new task can be created.
  • Refresh
    • Refresh the page