Scheduling Process Requests


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the

    Process Scheduler Request page.

     

    Click the PeopleTools link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the System Process Requests link.

    Step 2
  3. You can run this report/process by searching for an existing Run Control ID or you can add a new value. Creating a Run Control ID that is relevant to the report/process may help you remember it for future use.

     

    Click the Add a New Value tab.

    Step 3
  4. Enter the desired information into the Run Control ID field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "reports"
    .

    Step 4
  5. Click the Add button.

    Step 5
  6. The Process Request Dialog page shows the run control ID that you selected or added for submitting your process request. It also includes links to Report Manager and Process Monitor so that you can check the progress of your job and view its content immediately after it is posted.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Run button to access the Process Scheduler Request page.

     

    Click the Run button.

    Step 7
  8. The Process Scheduler Request page enables you to specify variables, such as where a process runs and in what format the process output is generated. You can also schedule reports to run at a specific time.

    Step 8
  9. By default the run date is the current date. Use the Run Date field to future date the request.

     

    Click the Calendar button.

    Step 9
  10. Select the Run Date  from the calendar.

     

    Click the 5 link.

    Step 10
  11. By default, the run time is the current time. Use the Run Time field to enter the time to run the process.

     

    Click in the Run Time field.

    Step 11
  12. Enter the desired information into the Run Time field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "9:00:00AM"
    .

    Step 12
  13. Use the Time Zone field to select the time zone for the run date and run time.

     

    Click in the Time Zone field.

    Step 13
  14. Enter the desired information into the Time Zone field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "EST"
    .

    Step 14
  15. Use the scrollbar to move down the page.

     

    Click the vertical scrollbar.

    Step 15
  16. Select the process that you want to run.

     

    Click the XRFRCFL option.

    Step 16
  17. Select another process.

     

    Click the XRFRCPN option.

    Step 17
  18. Click the OK button.

    Step 18
  19. Use the Process Monitor link to view the status of the submitted processes.

     

    Click the Process Monitor link.

    Step 19
  20. The processes are queued.

    Note: This process scheduler is on PST, so the time is 6 am.

    Step 20

You have completed the Scheduling a Process Request procedure.

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