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Schedule a Batch


The Schedule tab is used to automate the scheduling of batch runs. Runs may be scheduled now, in the future, at regular or selected intervals (e.g., weekly, monthly).

Add Batch Schedule

To schedule a batch for a future or recurring run time, select the Edit button for the batch of interest. Then and click the Schedule tab. The Add Batch Schedule page is displayed:


Three fields are required: Frequency, State Date, and Start Time.



  • Once (default)
  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Weekdays
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
Start Date

Manually enter a Start Date (format MM-DD-YYYY) into the text field, or use the calendar button () to choose a date from the date picker in calendar view:

Keyboard only users can press enter when on the calendar icon to use the date picker. Additional onscreen help is available via the question mark button ().


Start Time

Manually enter a Start Time (format HH:MM:SS):


After setting the parameters for the batch schedule, select an action


Skip the Add Batch Schedule and proceed to the next tab (Share)

Save & Continue

Save changes made to batch scheduling and proceed to the next tab (Share)

Save & Finish

Save changes made to batch scheduling and finish the batch; returns user to Batch Definition List


Cancel changes made to batch schedule and return to the previous batch page

Scheduled Jobs

The list of existing scheduled batch jobs is listed on the Schedule Job tab:



Unschedule a batch job by selecting an Unschedule checkbox for the corresponding job and click the Unschedule button ().




Next: >> Share a Batch >>

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