General task settings

April 17, 2023

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This section contains the settings that you can view and configure for most of your tasks. The list of settings available depends on the task you are configuring.

Settings specified during task creation

You can specify the following settings when creating a task. Some of these settings can also be modified in the properties of the created task.

  • Operating system restart settings:
    • Do not restart the device
    • Restart the device
    • Prompt user for action
    • Repeat prompt every (min)
    • Restart after (min)
    • Force closure of applications in blocked sessions
  • Task scheduling settings:
    • Scheduled start setting:
      • Every N hours
      • Every N days
      • Every N weeks
      • Every N minutes
      • Daily (daylight saving time is not supported)
      • Weekly
      • By days of week
      • Monthly
      • Manually
      • Every month on specified days of selected weeks
      • When new updates are downloaded to the repository
      • On virus outbreak
      • On completing another task
    • Run missed tasks
    • Use automatically randomized delay for task starts
    • Use randomized delay for task starts within an interval of (min)
  • Devices to which the task will be assigned:
    • Select networked devices detected by Administration Server
    • Specify device addresses manually or import addresses from a list
    • Assign task to a device selection
    • Assign task to an administration group
  • Account settings:
    • Default account
    • Specify account
    • Account
    • Password

Settings specified after task creation

You can specify the following settings only after a task is created.

  • Advanced scheduling settings:
    • Activate the device before the task is started through Wake-on-LAN (min)
    • Shut down device when task is complete
    • Stop if the task is taking longer than (min)
  • Notification settings:
    • Store task history block:
      • On Administration Server for (days)
      • Store in the OS event log on device
      • Store in the OS event log on Administration Server
      • Save all events
      • Save events related to task progress
      • Save only task execution results
    • Notify administrator of task execution results
    • Notify of errors only
  • Security settings
  • Task scope settings

    Depending on how the task scope is determined, the following settings are present:

    • Devices
    • Device selection
    • Exclusions from task scope
  • Revision history

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