Menu path: UMS Administration > Administrative Tasks > Dialog Create Administrative Task > Action "Save View Results in the File System"

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. This function is available from UMS Version 5.07.100.


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 mail 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.

Target directory for the 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.

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).


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.