Scheduling Jobs

You can schedule when to run jobs (now or at a future time) and how often (once, daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly).

To schedule jobs:

  1. On the Home page, click Application.
  2. Click Jobs.
  3. Click Schedule Jobs.
  4. On the Schedule Job page, on the General tab, select the type of job you want to schedule:
    • Rules—Launches a business rule. The Business Rules page lists the business rules that were created for the application.

    • Import Data—Runs a data import operation.

    • Import Metadata—Runs a metadata import operation.

    • Export Data—Runs a data export operation.

    • Export Metadata—Runs a metadata export operation.

    • Refresh Database—Launches the database refresh operation.

    • Invalid Intersection Reports—Runs an Invalid Intersection Report.

    • Restructure Cube—From Cube, select the cube to restructure. Performs a full restructure of a Block Storage cube (BSO) to eliminate or reduce fragmentation. This operation will also remove empty blocks. It is not applicable for an Aggregate Storage cube (ASO).

  5. Under When do you want to run this job?, select when to run the job:
    • Run Now

    • Schedule starting from, and then select the date, time, and time zone.

  6. Under How often do you want to run this job?, set the job recurrence, as follows:
    • Enter a Name for the job; for example, MyWeeklyCubeRefresh.

      In the job listing in the Jobs console, the name that you enter displays along with a system-generated job name; for example, MyWeeklyCubeRefresh: Refresh Database.

    • For Recurrence pattern, select how often to run the job:
      • Hourly

      • By Minute

      • Run Once

      • Daily

      • Weekly

      • Monthly

      • Yearly

    • Optional: To enter an end date, click the End Date checkbox, and then select the date and time.
  7. Click Next to continue.
  8. On the Job Details page, a list of the operations that were saved as a job is displayed. Select a job, and click Next.
  9. On the Review page, review your selections.
    • To continue, click Finish.

    • To make changes, click Previous.

    • To cancel the job, click Cancel.