How to create a scheduled task Print

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This guide will explain how to create a scheduled task.


Step 1.

On the navigation click on "Schedules". On this page click "Create schedule".



Step 2.

This will pop-up a model box as shown below. Name this anything like "Automatic Backups". Next is to set the cron syntax, in the following screenshot below this will run the backup every day at 12am. You can use for help on setting your cron syntax if you are unsure. 



Step 3. 

Once you have set the name and cron syntax click "Create schedule". It should then create the schedule and look like this: 



Step 4. 

You have successfully setup a schedule. Next step is to click on the schedule you just created. On this schedule click "new task". 



Step 5.

This will pop-up another model box, on this example we are creating a scheduled task for backups. Click the dropdown under "ACTION" and select "Create backup". You can add files/ folders you don't want to backup in the "ignored files" section. Once you are happy with the settings click "Create task". This will create the scheduled backup task. 



Step 6.

That is the scheduled backup task all setup. You can manually run the task by click "Run now" in the bottom right corner.


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