How to use Snap Creator GUI Scheduler in Cron mode

by Extraordinary Contributor on ‎2011-10-20 04:49 AM

The GUI scheduler can be used in cron mode which provides more granularity than our standard schedules.

The GUI scheduler is quartz and the documentation can be found here: http://www.quartz-scheduler.org/docs/tutorials/crontrigger.html

An example of a schedule to run monday through friday between 8-17 would be as follows:

0 0 8-17 ? * MON-FRI

One trick is the ? which basically ignores field must be either set for month or day of week so either the 4th or 6th field. Also a minimum of 6th fields is required. The optional 7th field is documented in the above URL.

Regards,

Keith

I did not see any pointer to this documentation in the admin guide of snapcreator 3.4.0

This document was generated from the following discussion: Thread Link : 14443

Comments

Thanks a lot, Keith. That was easy. I tried it, and it works well.

cron1.jpgcron2.jpg

(This schedule runs @ 8:30,10:30,12:30,14:30,16:30 Mon to Fri)

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