Menu path: Structure tree > Jobs > [context menu] > New Scheduled Job
Execution time / Start date: Time of the first execution.
Expiration date / Time: After this point, no further commands will be executed.
Repeat job: A job can be repeated at fixed intervals or on specific days. Public holidays can be excluded separately. You can update the list of public holidays under Misc > Scheduled Jobs > Manage Public Holidays.
If Update, Update when Starting or Update when Shutting Down is selected as the command for the job, Repeat job should not be enabled.
Cancel job execution: Defines how long the system is allowed to wait for the completion of the job execution.
- "Never": Jobs are never aborted.
"Time": Point in time in hours and minutes when the job execution will be aborted.
Example: If the Execution time and Cancel job execution are set to "19:00" and "20:00" respectively, the timeout for the job execution amounts to 1 hour. After 20:00, no further commands for the job execution will be sent to devices.
If the Time configured under Cancel job execution precedes the Execution time, the job will not be aborted.
- "Max. duration": The maximum waiting time in hours and minutes for the completion of the job execution.
Example: If Max. duration is set to "00:05", the timeout for the job execution amounts to 5 minutes. After 5 minutes starting from the Execution time, no further commands for the job execution will be sent to devices.