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Task Scheduler Template

The Task Scheduler Template enabled you to start, stop or restart an application or script (e.g. Launch a PowerShell script on a managed server). This template is typically used by sysems administrators to run processes such PowerShell scripts and as database backups. The Task Scheduler Template uses WMI to remote execute.

How to configure the Task Scheduler Template:

  • From the Menu Bar, select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • From the Create New Object View, expand Templates | Windows Monitors then select Task Scheduler. The New Template Properties View displays.
  • The Template Properties view contains 4 tabs.

The Options Tab

  • Use the Windows server or workstation check box and corresponding drop-down to select the host you want to start, stop or restart the executable on.
    Once selected, the host is automatically assigned to this template.
  • Use the Function drop-down to select to either Start, Stop or Restart the executable.
  • Use the Executable drop-down to select the target executable or click the Browse button to select the target file.
  • Use the Arguments text box to specify command-line arguments. Use the Variable button to specify variables you would like to include in the arguments (e.g. {HOST}).
  • Check the Wait option to wait for the process to complete.
    Use this option when executing processes or scripts that must complete before the next sequence is executed, for example, when backing up files that are locked during process execution.
  • Click the Test button to verify the template is configured property and the monitor executes as expected.
  • Finally, select the General Tab, then click the click the Auto-Generate Name button to auto-generate a name based on the configured settings.
    Task Scheduler Template Properties

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Windows Monitor Templates