Defining Recurring Definitions


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Recurrence Definition page.

     

    Click the PeopleTools link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Process Scheduler link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Recurrences link.

    Step 3
  4. To view the recurrence definitions currently defined in your system leave the Recurrence Name blank.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Search button.

    Step 5
  6. The list of recurrence definitions appears. Note that the recurrence name describes how the recurrence behaves. Select Daily Purge.

     

    Click an entry in the Recurrence Name column.

    Step 6
  7. Use the Recurrence Definition page to specify recurrence definitions.

    Step 7
  8. The Recurrence Pattern section changes, depending on the recurrence pattern that you select.

     

    In this example Daily was selected.

    Step 8
  9. Use the Repeat fields to indicate how many times the process repeats. For example, you might specify that the process runs every 10 minutes for an hour.

    Step 9
  10. Use the Run on Specific Dates section when the recurrence pattern is customized dates.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Recurrence Exception tab.

    Step 11
  12. Use the Recurrence Exception page to enter specific days to ignore. For example, your schedule is set up to run every Monday. However, you do not want the report to run on holidays. When you enter the date as an exception, the system bypasses running the report on that day.

    Step 12
  13. To view another recurrence definition, use the Return to Search button.

     

    Click the Return to Search button.

    Step 13
  14. M-F at 5pm is an example of a recurrence definition that runs on weekdays.

     

    Click an entry in the Recurrence Name column.

    Step 14
  15. Since you initiated the search from the Recurrence Exception page it will open for your new selection.

     

    Click the Recurrence Definition tab.

    Step 15
  16. This definition uses the Every Weekday option.

    Step 16

You have completed the Defining Recurring Definitions procedure.

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