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Creating and Removing Scheduled Tasks

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Some scripts / applications require certain scripts be run at a certain time to function properly.  On Windows servers, you can set them up to run at certain times by creating a schedule task.

CREATING A SCHEDULED TASK :-

You can set up Scheduled Tasks in by doing the following:

1. Login to the Plesk.

2. Go to the Websites & Domains tab.

3. Click on Show Advanced Operations (a small grey link in the middle of the page), if the advanced options are not already shown.

4. Click Scheduled Tasks.

5. Adjust the settings first by clicking the Settings icon.

6. Enter an e-mail address to send notifications from the scheduler each time a task runs.

7. Click OK.

8. Now click on Schedule New Task.

9. Specify when to run the task by filling appropriate values in the Minute, Hour, Day of the month and Month fields.

10. Specify the path to the file you wish to execute.

11. Click OK to schedule the task.

The task has been created and automatically switched on. To switch off a task, click the green arrow.



REMOVING A SCHEDULED TASK :-

1. Login into Plesk Panel and click on the Websites & Domains tab.

2. Click on Show Advanced Operations (a small grey link in the middle of the page), if the advanced options are not already shown.

3. Click on Scheduled Tasks.

4. Select the appropriate system user.

5. Check the box next to the Scheduled Task you want to remove.

6. Click on the Remove button.

7. It will load a new page and ask if you really want to deleted it.  Check the Confirm Removal box and click on the OK button.

8. You will be taken back to the Scheduled Tasks screen and it should say: "Information: Scheduled tasks were removed".


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