Certain PlateSpin Recon jobs can be scheduled to occur at a later date, or on a recurring basis. These can be viewed through the Scheduled Job Explorer. Jobs can include inventorying, report generation, and snapshot export.
Scheduling is controlled through options in the Export Site Snapshot (Step 3 of 3) and Generate Reports dialog boxes. For more information see Section 3.13.1, Exporting a PlateSpin Recon Snapshot and Section 5.5, Generating Reports.
The same options are available in the Inventory Machines dialog box by clickingon the drop-down menu for the button. The Scheduling Options dialog box is displayed.
Figure 8-2 Scheduling Options
To schedule a job:
In the Scheduling Options dialog box, Select mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm AM|PM format, or selected from the pop-up calendar). Continue with Step 5.to run the job at a specific date and time (either typed manually in
Selectto run the job on a recurring basis. From the drop-down list, select a previously entered recurrence schedule, or select .
The Create Recurrence dialog box is displayed.
Enter a unique.
This name is used to refer to the recurrence schedule in thedrop-down list, so that it can be reused for other jobs.
In thearea, select a rate of recurrence, and then use options to specify when, and how often jobs are run.
In thearea, specify a start date and time, and then indicate how the recurrence is to extend. Specify the total number of occurrences for the job, or set an end date.
By default, the recurrence extends indefinitely and can only be stopped by right-clicking the job in the Scheduled Job Explorer and clicking eitheror on the menu.