Data Service Policies Scheduling Tab

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Use the Data Service Policies Scheduling tab to define when jobs are to run. Jobs can be scheduled to run on a daily or weekly basis while setting only a few general parameters or jobs can be scheduled using exact dates and times with specific parameters set.

A scheduled job is implemented as soon as the Data Service Policy is saved (assuming all other parameters are acceptable).

Scheduling a Job

The Scheduling tab displays different fields to populate depending on the parameter set for the When should the job run? option.

From the When should the job run? drop-down list, select one of the options to schedule a process. Each are described below.

Option 1: On selected days each week
Option 2: Repeatedly at a defined interval
Option 3: On specific dates & times

On selected days each week

Use this option to schedule jobs to run on particular days at specific times. When this option is selected, the Scheduling tab displays as follows:

Data Service Policies - Scheduling tab for Selected Days of the Week

1.Next to the On what days of the week? text box, click the Calendar button to open the Days window. Set the days of the week to run the job.
2.Next to the At what time of the day? text box, click the Clock button to open the Time window. Set the time for the job to start running.
3.Determine if the job should be stopped before it completes. This option is useful if there is or could be a conflict with another process. If Yes is selected, the Duration window appears for you to specify the job duration time.

For more information about the Days, Time, and Duration windows see Job Scheduling.

Repeatedly at a defined interval

Use this option to schedule jobs to run repeatedly at a set interval, for as long as the policy is active. To stop a policy that has been set to run repeatedly, you must deactivate, change, or delete the policy. When this option is selected, the Scheduling tab displays as follows:

Data Service Policies - Scheduling tab for Repeated Interval

1.Next to the How often should this job run? text box, click the Clock button to open the Time Interval window. Set the interval time for the job to incrementally run.
2.Determine if the job should be stopped before it completes. This option is useful if there is or could be a conflict with another process. If Yes is selected, the Duration window appears for you to specify the job duration time.

On specific dates & times

Use this option to schedule jobs to run on specific dates and times. When this option is selected, the Scheduling tab displays as follows:

Data Service Policies -Scheduling tab for Specific Dates and Times

1.Click the Add button to add a scheduled runtime for the job. The Date window appears for you to select a date, and then the Time window appears for you to select a time.
2.To delete scheduled run dates and times, from the On which date and at what time? box, select a date and time entry and then click the Delete button to remove the setting.
3.To edit a date and time entry, delete the entry you want to change and then add a new run date and time.
4.Determine if the job should be stopped before it completes. This option is useful if there is or could be a conflict with another process. If Yes is selected, the Duration window appears for you to specify the job duration time.