Scheduled tasks
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Scheduled tasks

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Scheduled tasks are executed at defined intervals, they keep your Liquit Workspace Server healthy and can also assist in automating simple tasks.

Details

The details screen provides a few basic options to configure the Scheduled Task.

Name Description
Name The friendly name for the Scheduled Task
Type The type of Scheduled task. The following options are available:
  • Clean devices
  • Clean events
  • Clean tasks
  • Synchronize connector
  • Wake Collection
Description A description for the Scheduled Task
Enabled Determines if the Scheduled Task is active
Server This scheduled task is only run on the specified server. If no server is specified, any server can execute the scheduled task.
Allow task to be run on demand Determines if the scheduled task can be manually started by an administrator, or if the scheduled task can only be started by a schedule.
If task is already running
  • Do not start a new instance; A new task won't be started when the task is still running. A new attempt to start the task will be made at the next schedule.
  • Run a new instance in parallel;Always start a new task, even if a task is still running.
  • Queue a new instance; Queue a new task, and run it immidiatly after the currently running task is finished.

Notifications

The “Notifications” tabs shows a list of email addresses that receive a notification when the task has run. You can add, edit and remove entries of this list.

On system tasks provided by Liquit Workspace, the notification option will use the mail servers that are defined in the primary zone, if available.

Only send errors and task updates

When enabled, a mail notification will only be sent if there is something notable to report, the conditions on when a message will be sent are:

  • Task has failed to run.
  • Task has information to report.

When disabled, a mail notification will always be sent when the task has run regardless of the results.

Scheduled

The “Schedule” tab is used to schedule the Scheduled Task, there are four types of Schedules; Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Interval. Each type has its own properties, a list can be found below:

Daily

Run this task every day at a specified time.

Name Description
Time Determines when on the day the task will be run

Weekly

Run this task once per week, on a specified day and time.

Name Description
Day Determines on which day the task will be run
Time Determines when on the day the task will be run

Monthly

Run this task once per month, on a specified day and time.

Name Description
Day Determines on which day of the month the task will be run
Time Determines when on the day of the month the task will be run

Interval

Run this task on a fixed interval in hours/minutes.

Name Description
Time Determines after how many hours and minutes a Scheduled Task will be run

History

The "History" tab shows a list of al the times the task has been run. The following columns are available:

Name Description
Name The Friendly name of the Scheduled Task
State Wether or not the Scheduled Task was succesfull or if it is in porgress
Progress The Percentage of progression of the Task
Start time When the Scheduled Task got triggered
Started by Which identity was responsible for triggering the Scheduled Task
Device Which server executed the Scheduled Task
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