A.75 edit PeriodicTask

Edits a periodic task.


edit PeriodicTask instance [ taskInterval=value ] [ enabled= { Yes | No } ] [ name=value ] [ description=value ]

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }


This command edits the attributes of a periodic task. A periodic task is a task (job) that can be run multiple times, with an interval in between, such as checking server updates repositories for available Oracle VM Server software updates.

Although none of the options are mandatory, you must supply at least one option.


The following table shows the available options for this command.




The interval between which the periodic task should run, in minutes. value may be an integer between 1 and 999999999.

enabled= { Yes | No }

Whether to enable the periodic task.


A name to identify the periodic task.


Optional description for the periodic task. value is a maximum of 4,000 characters.

To set an empty description, use description="".

{ id=value | name=value }

The instance of the object using either the id or name option, for example name="Server Upgrade Checker Task".


Example A.97 Disabling a periodic task

OVM> edit PeriodicTask name="Server Upgrade Checker Task" enabled=No

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