Automating Script Execution

A Service Administrator schedules scripts in Windows Task Scheduler or uses a cron job to automate activities using the EPM Automate Utility.

To schedule EPM Automate Utility script execution using Windows Task Scheduler:

  1. Click Start, then Control Panel, and then Administrative Tools.
  2. Open Task Scheduler.
  3. Select Action, and then Create Basic Task.
  4. Enter a task name and an optional description, and then click Next.
  5. In Task Trigger, select a schedule for running the script, and then click Next.
  6. In the next screen, specify other schedule parameters, and then click Next.
  7. In Action, ensure that Start a program is selected.
  8. In Start a Program, complete these steps:
    1. In Program/script, browse and select the script that you want to schedule.
    2. In Add arguments (optional), enter the password of the Service Administrator identified by the SET user script parameter.
    3. In Start in (optional), enter the location where the EPM Automate Utility is installed; generally, C:/Oracle/EPMAutomate/bin.
    4. Click Next.
  9. In Summary, select Open the Properties dialog for this task when I click Finish, and then click Finish.
  10. In General, select these security options, and then click OK.
    • Run whether user is logged in or not

    • Run with highest privileges