Scheduling Channels - AWS Elemental Conductor Live 3

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Scheduling Channels

Schedule channels to run at a predetermined time or in set intervals. Schedules must be at least 60 seconds in duration, with at least one minute between scheduled runs.

Scheduling Once

Scheduling the channel to run once means it will run once on the specified day and time for the duration indicated.

To schedule a channel one time

  1. On the Conductor web interface, choose Channels on the black header bar to go to the Channel page.

  2. Choose the name of the channel that you are scheduling to go to the Channel details screen.

  3. Choose the Schedules tab on the left. Then choose the New Schedule button.

    
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    In the New Schedule dialog, complete the Name, Duration, date and time fields. Note the following:

    • If you do not enter a duration, the scheduler recognizes the channel does not have a scheduled end. You must manually stop it.

    • If you enter a duration, it must be at least 60 seconds long.

    The text at the bottom of the dialog summarizes the schedule.

    
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  4. Choose Save to return to the Schedule tab.

    The new schedule is displayed and must be enabled.

  5. Choose Enable.

    
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    The channel is scheduled and will run as specified.

    See also View Active Schedules.

Scheduling Repeat Events

Repeat schedules run the channel at regularly set intervals.

  1. Choose Channels on the black header bar to go to the Channel page.

  2. Choose the name of the channel that you are scheduling to go to the Channel details screen.

  3. Choose the Schedules tab on the left.

    
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  4. Choose New Schedule to bring up the New Schedule dialog box.

  5. In the New Schedule dialog, choose the Repeat tab.

  6. Complete the Name and Duration fields.

  7. Use the Every or At fields to indicate how often the channel will repeat.

    • Every indicates that the channel will run every “x” number of hours at “y” time.

      Example: “Every 14 hours, at 38 minutes” means the channel will run every 14 hours, at the 38th minute of the hour.

    • At indicates that the channel will run at a specific time.

      Example: At 1:08pm means the channel will run at 1:08pm.

  8. To further define the schedule, you can use the Day, Month, or Weekday tabs. The following provides guidance for using this tabs. Note that you can complete multiple fields to combine them.

    The text at the bottom of the dialog summarizes the schedule.

    The following table describes how you can combine fields to create a recurring schedule.

    Field Definition Example
    Day > No day selection The channel will run every day as indicated in the Every or At field.

    At 1:08pm with No day selection means the channel will run at 1:08pm every day.

    Day > Every “x” days The channel will run as indicated in the Every or At field after every “x” number of days.

    At 1:08pm with Every 5 days means the channel will run at 1:08pm every 5th day.

    Day > On the “y” day The channel will run as indicated in the Every or At field on the specified day of the month. At 1:08pm with On the 16th day means the channel will run at 1:08pm on the 16th of every month.
    Month > No month selection The channel will run every day as indicated in the Every or At field. At 1:08pm with No day selection means the channel will run at 1:08pm every day.
    Month > Every “z” month The channel will run as indicated in the Every or At field in the month specified only. At 1:08pm with Every January means the channel will run at 1:08pm every January.
    Weekday > No weekday selection The channel will run every day as indicated in the Every or At field. At 1:08pm with No day selection means the channel will run at 1:08pm every day.
    Weekday > One or more of the days selected The channel will run as indicated in the Every or At field on each day selected. At 1:08pm with Tuesday and Thursday selected means the channel will run at 1:08pm every Tuesday and Thursday.
  9. Choose Save to return to the Schedule tab.

    The new schedule is displayed and must be enabled.

  10. Choose Enable.

    
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    The channel is scheduled and will run as specified.

View Active Schedules

Once you have enabled at least one schedule, choose All Active Schedules to see a calendar view of all active schedules. You can change the display to Day, Week, or Month.


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