Task scheduler - Schedule

Tools module Task scheduler / Select an existing task Task scheduler menu / Edit schedule



Define the how often the task should be automatically performed.

Triggers

Any number of rules with differing schedules can be created here. Created rules can be selected individually and thus activated, meaning the task is performed with the corresponding schedule. Create a rule, modify the settings (e.g. the time) in the dialog as needed and save the rule either by switching to another rule or by closing the dialog with "OK".

Add rule
Adds a new rule.

Delete rule
Deletes the rule currently selected.

Validity period

From

Defines the start of the validity period. The task will be performed for the first time at the beginning of the next hour after the value entered in the "From" field.

To

Defines the end of the validity period.

Time zone

Defines the time zone.

Time

At

With this option, a specific time can be entered when the task should be performed.

Repeat




With the settings "At the hour(s) / minute(s) / second(s)" you can enter an integer for a single hour (or minute/second), a list (separated by a comma) or a period (e.g. 8-10).



By clicking on the arrow button to the right of these settings, you can select the option "Every". This allows you to define an interval in hours, minutes and seconds relative to the last performance.

Date


During the month(s)

Here, you can enter an integer for a single month, a list (separated by a comma) or a period (e.g. 8-10) to determine in which month(s) the task should be performed. Click on "All" if you want to perform the task throughout the year.

On specific days of the month

Corresponds to the setting "During the month(s)" but for the days. Click on the arrow button to the right of this setting to select other options from the submenu.

Repeat every




Enter the desired number of days between performances.

On specifc days of the week




Define the desired days of the week.

Days before the end of the month




Enter the desired number of days before the end of the month.

Scheduler rule




A scheduler rule can be entered manually here. Click here for more information about entering rules manually.
Click here for a detailed description of the CronTrigger expressions.