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How to use Snap Creator GUI Scheduler in Cron mode


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:

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.



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

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


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