Go to Automation > Tasks to create or manage a task. Learn more about tasks here.
Create a pre-defined task from the Task Catalog
- Select the Create Task button. This will open the Task Catalog, which contains a variety of common, pre-defined tasks.
- Find or search for the task that you wish to create. In this example, we'll add the Synchronize AD task.
- The following screen gives you several tabs to go through and configure.
Provide a suitable name for this synchronization task. In this example, we will name it "Active Directory Synchronization Task".
- Agent Pool
Choose which of your agent pools will be responsible for running this task. Note that agents in the pool must have access to the resources that the task is targeting.
The content of this tab will differ depending on which task was chosen from the catalog. In our example, we are prompted for the directory configuration that will be used during execution.
Whether or not this job is enabled to run on its normal schedule or be assigned to events or Self Service products.
- Enable Script Timeout
Terminate the script if it runs for more than the configured number of minutes.
- Send Mail When Succeeded
Send an email to the specified address on job success.
- Send Mail When Failed
Send an email to the specified address on job failure.
- Send Mail For Critical Events
Send an email to the specified address when a critical event occurs in the task.
Add any number of schedules for this task to run automatically. Learn more about managing task schedules here.
- Select the Save button to confirm.
- The newly-created task is now available on the Tasks Overview screen.
Create a custom PowerShell task
Edit or Delete a Task
Once a task has been created, any of its details may be modified by selecting its Edit link in the Actions column.
If a task is no longer necessary, it may be deleted by selecting its Delete link in the Actions column. You will be prompted to confirm your action, and then the task and its associated schedules will be removed from the system.