Summary


This article describes events. An event is used to trigger a schedule.


Create an Event
  • From the main user interface select the New button then Event

Database Query


The result of a database query is used as the basis for the event. The event is satisfied when the query returns a specific result.

  • Name: Enter an event name
  • Check Every: Select the time interval at which the event status is checked
  • Type: Select event type Database Query
  • Auto Reset: Select this option to execute the reset query based on one of the following options:
    • Trigger is set: Reset when the trigger is detected
    • Schedule Completes: Reset only when schedule completes successfully
    • Schedule Ends: Reset when schedule ends (success or abort)
  • Query: Select the database connection with which the event query is associated. After selecting the database connection, select the event query.
  • Parameters: Enter any parameter(s) required by the query (does not support macros)
  • True Value: Enter the true value or value returned by the query that makes the event true.
    • Example: Event is true when query returns value '1'
  • Reset Query: Select the database connection with which the reset query is associated. After selecting the database connection, select the reset query. Required only when using Auto Reset option.
  • Reset Parameters: Enter any parameter(s) required by the reset query
  • Parameter Delimiter: Delimiter to use when passing multiple parameter values
  • Trace Event: Select Trace Event to show event checks in the server log. It is recommend this option is left unchecked unless otherwise instructed by InfoSol Help Desk.

File Presence


This event is based on the existence of a file in a network share. The event is satisfied when the file is detected.

  • Name: Enter an event name
  • Type: Select event type File Presence
  • Check Every: Select the time interval at which the event status is checked
  • Trace Event: Select Trace Event to show event checks in the server log. It is recommend this option is left unchecked unless otherwise instructed by InfoSol Help Desk.
  • Auto Reset: Select this option to delete the trigger file based on one of the following options:
    • Trigger is set: Reset when the trigger is detected
    • Schedule Completes: Reset only when schedule completes successfully
    • Schedule Ends: Reset when schedule ends (success or abort)
  • File: Select the network share where the trigger file will be created. The network share must be registered before completing this step. Then append the name of the trigger file to the end of the path.

 Trigger


This event is used to trigger other schedules. The event is satisfied based on the status of the trigger. While the Trigger event can be used to trigger another schedule, we recommend the Start Schedule action be used to trigger one schedule with another. SeeCreating a Schedule Chain for details.

  • Name: Enter an event name
  • Type: Select event type Trigger
  • Check Every: Select the time interval at which the event status is checked
  • Trace Event: Select Trace Event to show event checks in the server log. It is recommend this option is left unchecked unless otherwise specific by InfoSol Help Desk.
  • Auto Reset: Select this option to reset the trigger based on one of the following options:
    • Trigger is set: Reset when the trigger is detected
    • Schedule Completes: Reset only when schedule completes successfully
    • Schedule Ends: Reset when schedule ends (success or abort)

 Event Status


The status of the event is displayed under Status Information.

  • Event Set: Zy_e8S0TeblqK-OM3wXPw85GQZiC4nOZMQ.png indicates event is not set. -xlDeDaAdnpyppYe7qv46Zw7saphiwrooA.png indicates event is set.
  • Last Checked: Time of last event status check
  • Last Set: Time event was last set
  • Last Reset: Time of last event reset

See Also


Creating an Event

Creating an Event-Based Schedule