Add an Automated Task - Single Device

Automated Tasks are added to a single computer via the Tasks tab or from the Device's context menu.

Tasks Tab

  1. Highlight the device in the north pane
  2. Go to Tasks
  3. Add Automated Tasks

Device Context Menu

  1. Right-click on the device in the north pane (or from the Server or Workstation drop-down)
  2. Task
  3. Add

Select and Configure Task

Regardless of the selection method, the next stage is to select and configure the Task

  1. Select the script
  2. Scripts are displayed and grouped by function and type (System and User Defined*) in expandable and contractable sections with the ability to search for a script)

    Only scripts associated with the device's Operating System and uploaded for Automated Tasks are displayed

  3. Click Next to configure the Task
    1. Enter or configure the script parameters (if required)
    2. Set a Script timeout in the range 1 - 3600 seconds (default 120 seconds)
  4. Click Next to set the frequency
  5. Select Frequency Method
    1. Once per Day
      1. Choose Run on days (select one day to run weekly)
      2. At Time
    2. Once per Month
      1. Choose Day of Month on which toRun
      2. At Time
    3. On Check Failure
      1. Choose When Check Fails Check from the drop-down
      2. Select the check identified from the drop-down
    4. Manual (Run Task as required from the Dashboard)
  6. Click Next to set frequency options
    1. Run Task for a limited period (for Once per day and Once per Month)
      1. Enter Start Date and Start Time
      2. Enter End Date and End Time
    2. Set Maximum Execution Time (all frequencies) prevents the Task overrunning
      1. Enter the maximum Days, Hours and Minutes run time before the Task is canceled
    3. If missed run ASAP (for Once per day and Once per Month) the Task runs at the first available opportunity.
    4. Note: If missed run ASAP adheres to the Run Task for a limited period selection, and will not execute Tasks outside of that window.

    5. Finish to save and apply

Automated Tasks run based on the local time of the computer the Agent is installed on.

Add Automated Task


Select Automated Task and Configure Automated Task

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