Summary


This article describes the Event object. An Event is used to trigger a Schedule.



Create an Event


To create an object, select Manage then a folder.

  • Select New Event
  • Type: Select an Event type
  • Name: Enter a name
  • Configure Event-specific settings
  • Select the Save button



Event Types


Trigger File


This Event type is based on the existence of a file in a Network Folder. A Schedule that uses this Event type is triggered when the file is detected.


Event Check and Reset

  • Check Every: Select seconds, minutes, or hours
  • Interval: Enter an interval (1-60)
  • Reset: Select when to delete the trigger file:
    • Trigger Set: Reset when the file is detected
    • When Schedule Completes: Reset only when schedule completes successfully
    • When Schedule Ends: Reset when schedule ends (success or abort)
  • Auto-Reset: Un-check this option to prevent InfoBurst from resetting the trigger file
  • Trace: Enabling this option will show event checks in the server log and should only be enabled on advice of InfoSol support.


Trigger File Location


Select the Network Folder that will contain the event file then add the file name to the end of the path (e.g. MyFolder\trigger.txt).



Database Query


This Event type is based on the result of a SQL query. A Schedule that uses this Event type is triggered when the query returns a trigger value.


  • Check Every: Select seconds, minutes, or hours
  • Interval: Enter an interval (1-60)
  • Reset: Select when to delete the trigger file:
    • Trigger Set: Reset when the file is detected
    • When Schedule Completes: Reset only when schedule completes successfully
    • When Schedule Ends: Reset when schedule ends (success or abort)
  • Auto-Reset: Un-check this option to prevent InfoBurst from resetting the trigger file
  • Trace: Enabling this option will show event checks in the server log and should only be enabled on advice of InfoSol support.


  • 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.

InfoBurst 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)


Status


  • Active: Green dot indicates Event is being actively checked by a Schedule
  • Set: Green dot indicates Event is current true (set)
  • Select the Refresh to update status



References


View objects referenced by the Event and objects that reference the Event.



See Also


Creating an Event

Creating an Event-Based Schedule