In the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), you can define an administrative task as a result of which the results of a view will be saved in the file system of the UMS Server. For the general information on administrative tasks, see Administrative Tasks - Configure Scheduled Actions for the IGEL UMS.

Menu path: UMS Administration > Administrative Tasks > Dialog "Create Administrative Task" > Action "Save view results in the file system"


Name: Name for the task.

Action: "Save view results in the file system".

Description: Optional description of the task.

Send result as mail

The result of the task will be sent to the specified recipients via email.

The following two options are active if Send result as mail is enabled:

Send to default recipient (not defined)

The email will be sent to the email address defined under Mail Settings > Mail Recipient. Further information can be found under Mail Settings.

Additional recipients: Other email addresses to which the email will be sent. If you enter a number of addresses, you must separate them using a semicolon ";".


The task will be executed at the set time. (Default)

The task will not be executed.


View ID: ID of the selected view. The view is selected via the  button.

Visible columns configuration: Data fields which the email will contain. The data fields are selected via the  button. With the checkbox next to Column name, you can select all data fields at once.

View export name: Custom name for the export file (optional). Date and time will be added automatically, separated by an underscore. Example: CUSTOMNAME_2021-05-02_10-34.xml

Target directory for export files: Directory on the UMS Server in which the view results are saved. If no directory is specified, the default directory will be used. The target directory is shown under the entry field. Example: C:\Program Files\IGEL\RemoteManager\rmguiserver\temp

If a network drive directory is accepted as a target directory depends on the configuration of the network drive. Example: if authentication is required to access the network drive directory, the execution of the administrative task will fail.

Result format: Data format in which the results are saved:
Possible options:

  • "XML"
  • "HTML"
  • "CSV"

Create archive

The file is compressed as a ZIP archive.

The file retains its data format (XML, HTML, or CSV). (Default)


Start: Point in time at which the task is executed.

Task starts every [number of time units]

The task will be repeated at the set time interval.

The task will not be repeated at the set time interval.

Weekdays: The task will be executed on the activated weekdays at the point in time specified under Start.

Monthly: The task will be executed monthly at the point in time specified under Start.

Exclude public holidays: The task will not be executed on the days listed in the public holiday lists selected via . Further information on the public holiday lists can be found under Misc.

Expiration: Point in time as of which the task will no longer be repeated.