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Reference

Schedule properties

Configuration of scheduled task schedules.

At this time, Advanced Task Scheduler supports the following schedule types:
Do not run;
Run once;
Run secondly;
Run minutely;
Run hourly;
Run daily;
Run weekly;
Run monthly;
Run yearly;
Run on startup;
Run on hot key;
Run on computer idle;
Run on Internet connection;
Logon watch;
Window watch;
Process watch;
File watch;
Run on holiday.

Please click a schedule type from the list above to read its description.

Shortcut properties

Configuration of scheduled task shortcuts.

At this time, Advanced Task Scheduler supports the following shortcut types:
Statement;
Launch application;
Display message;
Ask message;
Service;
Kill process;
Destroy window;
Establish Dial-up connection;
Hangup Dial-up connection;
Play sound;
Turn off/reboot/log off;
Send network message;
Send e-mail message;
Send key sequence;
HTTP download;
FTP download;
FTP upload;
FTP delete;
Copy files;
Move files;
Delete files;
Zip archive;
Unzip archive;
Perl script;
Python script;
IE Automation;
ODBC SQL.

Please click a shortcut type from the list above to read its description.

Task properties

Task name
Name if the task. This name will appear by the task icon on the task list in Advanced Task Scheduler’s main window.

Schedule options
Starting scheduled tasks is defined by the following options:

Schedule task starting on this date Task will be scheduled starting on specified date.
With this option, you can delay running scheduled task until the date entered.
Do not schedule task after this date This option disables running scheduled task after the date entered.
Start task during startup if overdue, but on the specified day If Advanced Task Scheduler will start later than the task’s run time on the specified date, the task will be started upon Advanced Task Scheduler startup.
Example: if your scheduled task is to be run at 2pm, but you turned your computer on only at 3pm on that day with this option selected, your scheduled task will be run on Advanced Task Scheduler startup.
Remove task if it must no longer be run When task must no longer be run, (when the option Do not schedule task after this date is selected and current date is greater than specified in this option) the task will be removed from the list of scheduled tasks.

User settings

Storage

Select the way Advanced Task Scheduler’s setting and task list are stored.

Professional and Network Editions: You can choose between system registry and local disk folder. Also you can encrypt your settings and task list if you are running Professional or Network Edition.

Note: If you are using encryption, you will need to enter your password each time you start this program to manage your tasks.

Options

Scheduling service options.

Disable scheduler
This option disables running scheduled tasks.

Write Log File
If this option is checked, Advanced Task Scheduler stores information on all tasks that have been run automatically to the event log.

Split Log File to
You can split your log file to the multiple files which do not exceed the specified size in kilobytes.

Send Logs to EMail
If this option is checked, Advanced Task Scheduler send logs to an e-mail address.

Send one Log Entry per Email
Each log entry will be sent as a separate e-mail.

Send Logs once per
Several log entries will be sent once a day, week or month.

Send Logs as attachment
Send logs in the e-mail attachment.

Log extended data
Save full data to the log.

Log failed tasks only
Only failed tasks will be logged. Failed tasks are tasks whose execution ends with an error. Professional and Network Editions: Only the error code for the last entry in the shortcut list is considered.

Scripts

Scripting options.

Use internal Perl interpreter
If this option is selected, you can run Perl scripts from Advanced Task Scheduler without installing Perl. If this option is not selected, Perl installation is required to run Perl scripts.

Additional library path
List of paths, separated by semicolon, where internal Perl interpreter searches for additional libraries.

Use internal Python interpreter
If this option is selected, you can run Python scripts from Advanced Task Scheduler without installing Python. If this option is not selected, Python installation is required to run Python scripts.

Additional library path
List of paths, separated by semicolon, where internal Python interpreter searches for additional libraries.

Users

Scheduling service user options (All users only).

Run scheduled tasks when any user is logged on
Run scheduled tasks when any user is logged on into the system and active.

Run tasks when only one of the following users is logged on and active
Run tasks when only one of the specified users is logged on into the system and active.

Professional and Network Editions: This is default option for all tasks that is configured for all users. This option can be overridden in the properties of any task.

Holidays

Work days and holidays definition (Professional and Network Editions only).

Work days
Select which week days are work days.

First day of week
Select which week day is the first day of week.

Holidays
Select list of holidays. Use Preset button to find predefined holidays.

Stats

Advanced Task Scheduler counts how many times each shortcut type is executed. Here you can view this statistics information.

Related Topics
User Account Options
Holiday Properties

Service settings

Service

Click the Install service button to install the Advanced Task Scheduler Service. The service will be started and set up to start automatically every time the computer starts up.

To uninstall service click the Uninstall service button. Scheduled tasks from the all users tab will not run if the Advanced Task Scheduler Service is not running.

   
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